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Chris Wheeler

Partner // Head of Forensic , London

Chris is a forensic accountant with over 20 years of experience, gained through both Big 4 accounting firms and leading legal practices. He helps clients to quantify losses when faced with contractual disputes and also substantial insurance claims, such as those arising from business interruption. Chris specialises in the investigation of whistle-blowing activity linked to fraud and corruption.
Chris Weeler | Head of DWF Forensic Services | DWF


Chris helps our corporate and insurance clients, often via our multi-disciplinary offerings, across most sectors throughout the world. He has led investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption in West Africa; false shipping documentation generated in the Far East; and cyber-attacks directed at businesses and charities throughout Europe.

He has given evidence as a quantum expert in adjudications and ICC arbitrations and has been a witness of fact for the CPS at various UK Crown Courts. He has commented on fraud statistics to the media and has given numerous presentations on fraud to various UK Government Offices. Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, an ADR Accredited Mediator and an CFPAB Accredited Counter Fraud specialist.

Chris is also a passionate runner and competes in trail and mountain ultras at distances up to 100 miles.

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