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23 April 2019

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Blackrock Expert Services Group on merger with Haberman Ilett

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long-standing client Blackrock Expert Services Group on their merger with Haberman Ilett, a recognised leader in the provision of accounting and financial expert witness services in the UK and internationally.

Blackrock Expert Services is a leading specialist professional consultancy providing high quality expert witness, construction consulting and tribunal services with a distinguished track record of working on iconic and complex construction projects around the world.

As the UK’s largest independent firm specialising in the provision of accounting and financial expertise in the context of disputes, Haberman Ilett’s extensive portfolio of experience, joined with the Blackrock’s construction and technology expertise, will further enhance its expert and advisory practice, providing an unparalleled fusion of skills and services to clients around the world.

Richard Coleman, Corporate partner who led on the deal, said “we’ve enjoyed supporting the Blackrock team through their recent growth, this deal highlighting another landmark following the opening of their Paris office in March last year and the acquisition of technology expert witness firm IT Group in August. We look forward to working alongside them in the future.”

The Charles Russell Speechlys team, led by Richard, included Associates Emily Davies and Lydia Zakrzewski, with support from Kirsti Laird (Employment) and Caroline Young (Commercial).