Partner

Dennis Lee

T:
03 8320 5654
M:
0407 899 463
Melbourne

Partner

Dennis Lee

T:
03 8320 5654
M:
0407 899 463
Melbourne

Dennis leads our Forensics & Investigations practice. A hands-on, responsive, detail-oriented leader renowned for his pragmatic and versatile approach to delivering solutions.

Dennis brings a wealth of experience in forensic accounting and litigation, having dealt with a wide array of disputes over the past 15 years. His expertise spans from small business conflicts to large class actions and post-acquisition disputes with quantum reaching into the hundreds of millions.

An experienced expert witness, forensic accountant, and litigation specialist, Dennis excels in loss and damage assessments, valuations, forensic accounting, and investigations. He has undertaken numerous independent and consulting expert assignments for a diverse range of legal, government, and private sector clients.

Dennis has prepared reports and provided evidence in many Australian courts, including the Federal Court, Supreme Court of Victoria, Country Court of Victoria, Family Court, and several administrative and arbitral tribunals. Throughout his career, Dennis has prepared hundreds of expert reports, independent accountant reports, or submissions for clients involved in dispute processes.

Dennis has delivered over 80 presentations on accounting, finance, solvency and expert witness reports to law firms and professional associations since 2015.

Areas of expertise

Legal areas / experience

  • Private company shareholder disputes / shareholder oppression
  • Family law
  • General commercial litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance litigation
  • Wills and estates
  • Completion account disputes
  • Intellectual property
  • Class actions

Technical expertise

  • Business and share valuations
  • Loss of profit / loss quantification
  • Account of profits
  • Solvency
  • Financial investigations
  • Forensic accounting / reconstruction

Industries

  • Retail and hospitality
  • Franchising
  • SME’s
  • Manufacturing
  • Real estate
  • Aged care

Community engagements

  • Founding member of the Alumni Council for the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne.
  • Mentor through the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
  • Student mentor through the University of Melbourne for over 15 years.
  • Member of the RMIT University School of Accounting, Information System and Supply Chain Advisory Board.

Education & Accreditation

  • Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance, The University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Information Systems, The University of Melbourne

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