Martin Berry BA FCA
Martin brings over 35 years of experience in professional practice, serving as a partner/director and a versatile consultant across various industries. His expertise spans auditing, strategic advising, and comprehensive business evaluations, catering to family businesses with turnovers ranging from under £50,000 to in excess of £80 million. Martin's dedication to client service is evident in his hands-on approach to managing a diverse portfolio, ensuring tailored solutions that drive growth and operational excellence.
Martin has developed a core competency in a broad spectrum of consultancy services. While he has a rich background in litigation support and forensic accountancy, his skill set extends far beyond, encompassing share and business valuations, liquidity assessments, and strategic taxation advice. This versatility makes him a valuable asset to any organisation seeking informed and actionable insights.
He has also made significant contributions to the field through education and leadership. He is a founding member of the Network of Forensic Accountants (NIFA), where he served as Chairman for 14 years, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the profession. His expertise is further recognised through his role as a Single Joint Expert, where he has acted impartially for both claimants and defendants in various legal disputes.
Martin's ability to convey complex financial concepts clearly has also led him to share his knowledge as a lecturer at industry conferences and legal forums, including the Lime Legal Conference. His presentations on 'Valuation of Businesses' have been well-received by the legal community.
With a track record of providing expert evidence in high-profile court cases, including the County and Crown Courts and the Royal Courts of Justice, Martin's analytical skills and authoritative testimony have been instrumental in numerous legal proceedings. However, it is his broad-based consultancy approach that sets him apart, offering a comprehensive suite of services designed to meet the evolving needs of modern businesses.
In terms of professional development, Martin is dedicated to staying at the forefront of industry trends and best practices. He engages in accredited training annually, including specialist courses offered by NIFA and relevant conferences, ensuring his advice is grounded in the latest insights and methodologies.