Mr Barry Minnery

Practising Forensic Accountant

Mr Barry Minnery

Mr Barry Minnery is an experienced chartered management accountant who provides expert evidence in civil, criminal and family proceedings.

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Barry specialises in forensic accounting utilising his vast experience as a CFO in business to deliver court compliant expert reports for civil, criminal, family cases and private matters. Barry has extensive experience at board level in multi-nationals, plc’s, private companies, SME’s and family owned businesses and has been a front-line business manager through all the challenges presented by technological revolution; globalisation; deregulation and recession and boom. As a result he has accumulated  a wealth of commercial and financial acumen and a thorough understanding of the drivers and dynamics of business and entrepreunership.

He has worked as a part time lecturer preparing and presenting material to mature students studying for professional qualifications and has over 10 years experience in non executive advisory roles.

He currently acts as a part time non executive adviser to an international business from which he retired as CFO and has established his own practice as a forensic accounting expert. As a sole practitioner he prepares all the material for his reports himself and works to a maximum four week turnaround. He accepts instructions nationally and undertakes legally aided work.

He is regulated by three chartered institutes for professional and ethical standards and is a Full Member of the Academy of Experts. He is registered with the ICO and has Enhanced DBS certification. He holds a Practising Certificate from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants which is renewed annually and is regulated by the same body for Anti Money Laundering.

Experience of giving evidence

Barry has prepared court compliant reports as an independent expert, sole joint expert and has experience of preparing joint statements. He has prepared reports for Claimants, Defendants, CPS and has acted as a Client Representative in first tier tribunal appeals in relation to the Child Maintenance Service.

Cases undertaken


Loss of profits in catastrophic personal injury claims
Loss of profits in business interruption claim


Theft and fraud
Proceeds of Crime Act 2002


Business valuations for divorce
Investigations into personal finances for CMS

Specialist assessments offered

  • Business valuations
  • Court-compliant reports for civil, criminal and family courts
  • Continuing healthcare assessments and appeals
  • Child Maintenance Service evaluations and appeals


Barry has excellent availability on a nationwide basis and is able to work collaboratively to meet court directions at  short notice

Qualifications and memberships

MA (Hons) Dundee University

Fellow Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Chartered Global Management Accountant

Fellow Chartered Management Institute

Chartered Manager

Member Academy of Experts

Member Chartered Institute of Credit Management

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