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About Quantis - Forensic Accounting specialists covering Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough and the North East

About Us

Quantis Forensic Accountants Newcastle

Peter Smith, Quantis' Managing Director, has specialised in providing financial dispute resolution, fraud investigation and forensic accounting services for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Academy of Experts.

Quantis, formed in 2004, is a member of the NIFA network of independent forensic accountants. Up until 2001, Peter was Director of Deloitte's Northern Forensic Accounting Group and a Director of their Business Insurance Consulting Group. In 2001, Peter took up the position of Head of Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support Services at Dickinson Dees, Newcastle, which was one of only a handful of law firms to provide in-house Forensic Accounting Services to its clients. In addition, Peter continued to provide expert accounting and arbitration services to external agencies.

Peter is a co-author of 'The Confiscation Manual' published by Sweet & Maxwell.



  • Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • Accredited Forensic Accountant and Expert Witness of ICAEW

Other Bodies

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) approved Expert
  • Founder Member - North East Fraud Forum
  • Panel Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants President's Appointment Scheme
  • Appointed for Expert Determinations by local Law Society Presidents
  • Member of Fraud Advisory Panel Police Liaison Officer for Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

Other Interests

  • Member of Northumberland Golf Club
  • Morpeth Rugby Coach
  • Keen cricket watcher

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