Michael Leightley

Michael is a Manager within PwC’s Forensic Services team, specialising in the prevention, detection and response to economic crime in particular fraud, probity matters, contractual disputes and money laundering. He has worked on a wide variety of investigations and is experienced in working discretely with clients on sensitive matters. Michael started his career at PwC in Financial Assurance where he trained to become a chartered accountant while providing assurance services to financial services institutions. He continues to use his accounting/auditing background in Forensic Investigations to assist clients in responding to economic crime. In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, Michael is also a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Michael also works with clients on improving and implementing Anti-money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (“AML/CFT”) Risk Assessments and Programmes, providing advice on various AML/CFT compliance matters, AML/CFT Audits and a range of Forensic Services engagements including litigation support and Forensic dispute services.