Northbridge, Sydney, Forensic Accountants, Trevor Vella & Co, specialise in producing independent accounting expert reports, particularly in the area of Family Law related business valuation and investigation.
Trevor Vella & Co was established in 2007 after more than 20 years’ experience in the areas of business valuation and forensic accounting.
Asset Pool Valuations
Trevor Vella & Co - Chartered Accountant - Northbridge
Established by Trevor Vella in February 2007, Trevor Vella & Co enjoys a solid reputation as a professionally run valuation and forensic accounting practice specialising in the provision of independent expert financial reports primarily in the area of Family Law.
This followed upon a professional life of more than 30 years including 14 years as a partner at Horwath Sydney Partnership (1985-1999) and 8 years as director of Valuation Services for Horwath Investment Services Pty Limited (1999-2007).
Trevor is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. He has a degree in Economics from Sydney University and he has both an Honours degree in Law and a Master of Business degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Technology, Sydney.
The small staff at Trevor Vella & Co bring their own qualifications and experience to bear in assisting Trevor to provide clients with an accurate and reliable valuation and forensic accounting service.
Independent Expert Reports
For more than 30 years, Trevor Vella has been involved in Family Law related matters preparing independent expert reports and often critiquing the reports of other experts.
Trevor’s experience has involved work in the following capacities.
When appointed by one party as a Shadow Expert, Trevor’s role is to advise. report and review/critique the report of the Single Joint Expert.
Obtaining the advice of a Shadow Expert is often hugely beneficial in understanding complex matters where the Shadow Expert does not agree with the value given by the Single Joint Expert.
Generally, the appointment of a forensic expert by one party can be critical in better understanding property valuation in Family Law proceedings and obtaining a favourable property settlement.
Single Joint Expert
Where both parties wish to jointly appoint an expert and agree to appointing Trevor Vella & Co, Trevor will require a letter of instruction clearly outlining the scope of the report.
Valuation may cover the entire asset pool of the parties or it may focus on particular assets or liabilities which do not have an easily ascertainable value.
In all property valuation investigations, Single Joint Experts have a duty to be independent and impartial. This objectivity can be crucial in helping parties come to an agreement as to value.