Kay Linnell

Kay specialises in forensic accounting and areas of litigation support including civil, family and criminal matters. She is a Chartered Arbitrator, an accredited Mediator, an experienced Expert Witness and Determiner. She has experience in specialist commercial matters, including share valuations, insurance claims, management consultancy, construction disputes, business interruption, insolvency and corporate recovery, fraud investigations, forensic reconstruction, tax professional negligence and tax investigations.


Kay has a wealth of experience as a Forensic Accountant and in matters of compliance, she was responsible for Company Secretarial matters; Chief Executive of the Joint Insolvency Monitoring Unit Limited for the self-regulation of the insolvency profession; The Board of Inland Revenue's Chief Investigating Accountant and Head of Accountancy Profession and Accountancy Advisor in the Special Compliance Office at the Inland Revenue; Arbitrator and Expert Witness.


Kay is the author or co-author of Tolley’s Tax Appeals (published 2001); Tolley’s Accountancy Litigation Support (1998-2004); Experts in the Civil Courts (OUP, 2006). She regularly lectures at events for accountants, barristers and judges, and expert witnesses.


Her qualifications and memberships include:

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (1989, Member 1979);
  • Master of Business Administration degree (University of Sheffield);
  • Governor and Member of the Expert Witness Institute;
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (2001);
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;
  • Accredited Mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (2001);
  • Senior Warden and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators;
  • Member of the Fraud Advisory Panel;
  • Member of the ICAEW London Police Liaison Panel; and
  • Freeman of the City of London.


Kay Linnell

Tel: 01256 381156

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