Finance Monthly - Women In Finance Awards 2022

Clare Lavin Director and Head of Dispute Advisory at Grant Thornto UAE 63 About Grant Thornton UAE In 1966, the UAE member firm, which was founded by our Chairman Farouk Mohamed, joined the Grant Thornton network and has continued to grow exponentially over the last five decades. We have a long legacy in the region which spans to over 50 years, therefore not only have we supported economic prosperity but have worked to support businesses who have started humbly and which today have become successful and profiled conglomerates. The UAE practice is supported by over 300 locally based professionals who are represented by over 28 nationalities, given diversity is a core fundamental to providing a holistic yet varied perspective to our client’s challenges. Why Grant Thornton? We work at the pace that matters. Yours. Through our flatter structure and agile approach, our team is poised to adapt to your way of working considering changes in goals, needs and issues as they arise. We provide clarity, flexibility and simplify the complex so you are always ready to react at the speed of today’s business. We don’t predict the future. We help you shape it. We go beyond to offer proactive insights, practical guidance and positive progress. We work closely with regulators, funders and standard setting bodies to help define the business landscape. To help you keep moving forward, we create sustainable growth no matter the road ahead. We are committed to consistently delivering high quality. We are not limited by geographical borders. You will find the same rigorous approach, professional standards and commitment to excellence everywhere we have presence in. To set the bar even higher, we are constantly leveraging our technical expertise and technological innovations. Our Culture & Values Grant Thornton’s culture is one of our most valuable assets Across the globe, we have more than 58,000 people committed to bringing our values to life every day and helping dynamic businesses unlock their potential for growth. U N I T E D A R A B E M I R A T E S Accounting Expert of the Year About Clare Lavin Clare is a Director in the Forensics team and is Head of Dispute Advisory at Grant Thornton UAE. Clare is a Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW and has over 18 years’ experience, the last 6 of those specialising in the provision of forensic accounting services in commercial disputes and corporate investigations. Based in Dubai, she joined Grant Thornton after 8 years with a Big 4 firm in the Middle East. She has worked on a variety of cases to quantify damages, review and rebut financial claims, and provide accounting advice for litigation in the Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts and international arbitration proceedings.

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