Forensic Auditing

Providing clients with a full forensic accounting investigative service requires a combination of legal and accounting specialists. This involves separate sets of expert skills focusing on accounting / auditing knowledge and application, legal and investigative skills. In this regard, Nortons Inc. has accounting specialists, who complement its current legal investigative capabilities in this practice area.

Nortons Inc. appointed Shane Lane as its Head of Forensic Auditing. Shane was previously the Head of Forensic Auditing at Alchemy Consulting (Pty) Ltd from 2006 to 2014. Shane has assisted various companies in South Africa and abroad with forensic auditing, investigations, prosecution and asset recovery. His experience extends across sectors such as mining, manufacturing, retail, financial services, construction, agriculture and forestry.

Nortons Inc. is the sole South African member of FraudNet, a specialised network of legal counsel for trans-national asset location and recovery, with 69 members in 53 countries, giving it a global reach. FraudNet is organised and operates under the auspices of the Commercial Crime Services of the International Chamber of Commerce.