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Amanda FyffeFCA, MAE, MEWI

Director

Amanda has been involved in forensic accounting in London since 1997. She focuses her practice on litigation support and the quantification of losses for personal injury and fatal accident claims.

Amanda has particular experience in medical negligence claims, lost years calculations and pension losses and has prepared expert witness reports for the Court on behalf of claimants, defendants and in the role of single joint expert. She has also worked in the Sydney office of RGL using her knowledge and experience on a variety of claims.

Amanda Fyffe

Education history

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 1997   

Professional credentials

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Member, The Academy of Experts
Member, Expert Witness Institute
Accredited Expert Witness, UK Expert Witness Directory
Accredited Expert Witness, UK Register of Expert Witnesses
Expert, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Professional history

1997 – Present RGL, London, UK

Court experience

Amanda has prepared expert accounting evidence for trial for claimants, defendants and on joint instruction. She has attended meetings with Counsel and opposing accountants to narrow areas of disagreement, and has given evidence in Court.

Related News and Insights

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News

March 2017

Expert Commentary on Personal Injury Claims Discount Rate Drop

Following on from last week’s news that the Lord Chancellor announced a reduction to the discount rate for personal injury claims from 2.5% to minus 0.75% – a decision that will have profound consequences in the compensation industry, where discount rates are required – Lawyer Monthly received expert commentary from Amanda Fyffe, Director at RGL Forensics.

Article

December 2016

Diary of a forensic accountant: Part 4

Across all disciplines of forensic accountancy there is no such thing as a typical day – the proverbial "to-do list" is more like a Japanese kaiten-zushi restaurant: as one task is ticked off another quickly fills its place. Although this may seem like a never-ending merry-go-round, after nearly 20 years, this is the main reason I still do what I do.

Tax

Article

November 2016

New Rules for the Taxation of Dividends – what does it mean for Income Protection Claims?

In April 2016 new rules were introduced regarding the taxation of dividends and the notional ‘Dividend Tax Credit’ was abolished. While the new system is much simpler and more akin to the taxation of other incomes, the below demonstrates how it could lead to individuals manipulating how they extract income from their companies to minimise their tax liability, which could, in turn, impact the assessment of pre- and post-incapacity earnings for the purposes of assessing an income protection claim.

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Article

March 2012

Claims Cost Caution Ahead of Pension Reform

Amanda Fyffe and Caroline Bedford discuss how pension reforms could affect the complexity of claims.