Profile

Harshad Bharakhada (Associate Director)

Harshad is an experienced expert leading forensic assignments across our Midlands (Birmingham, Leicester) and Milton Keynes offices.

Experience

Harshad trained with a Big 4 practise before joining the firm.  Prior to specialising in forensic accounting, he gained significant experience in audit and accountancy services, including due diligence and special work for multinational groups, quoted companies and owner-managed businesses.

Harshad has a wide range of forensic accounting expertise and undertaken professional assignments in a number of overseas countries, including: the USA, India, Japan, South East Asia, Germany, Holland, Austria, Spain and Romania.

Harshad's expertise covers:

Harshad's experience spans a range of assignments for owner-managed businesses, large multinationals and public sector organisations, including:

  • Business valuations and shareholder disputes
  • Quantification of losses in commercial disputes
  • Arbitration - international and domestic
  • Investigations (both financial and non-financial)
  • Fraud risk reviews
  • Royalty and licensing disputes
  • Expert determinations
  • Sales & Purchase Agreement reviews
  • Completion account disputes
  • Warranty disputes
  • Criminal matters (prosecution and defence)
  • Matrimonial disputes
  • Contentious probate
  • Security for cost actions

Sector specific experience includes:

  • Manufacturing
  • Metal processing and engineering
  • Professional services
  • Chemicals
  • Oil & gas
  • Utilities
  • Telecoms, media and technology
  • Public sector (local and central)
  • Not-for-profit

Qualifications:

  • ACA (Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales)
  • ACIArb (Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
  • BA (Hons) First Class (University of Essex)
 

Contact Details >

Harshad Bharakhada

Office:
Birmingham, Colmore Plaza, Leicester, Milton Keynes

Telephone:
+44 (0)121 232 5361

Email:
harshad.bharakhada@uk.gt.com