Stephen Millington brings more than 20 years’ experience in forensic accounting, financial investigations, and disputes. His methodical approach to solving complex financial problems through unravelling all the relevant issues in a clear and straightforward manner enables clients to seek the most effective resolutions and ultimate recovery of funds. Working internationally throughout his career, including being based in the Middle East for more than a decade, he has worked in a vast range of industries such as financial services, manufacturing, petrochemicals, logistics and government.
Mr. Millington is a forensic accountant with experience investigating allegations of fraud and corruption and has assisted both corporate entities and governments, as well as their counsel, conduct these investigations. He has led investigations and reviews related to money laundering, terrorist financing, asset recovery, internal controls and whistleblowing.
Mr. Millington is regularly engaged to assist clients conduct complex cross border investigations into alleged fraud and corruption and is often called upon to provide fact based testimony to support civil and criminal proceedings. He also assists clients with both the identification and recovery of assets.
He has worked on complex cross-border matters including investigating suspected FCPA violations, internal investigations of alleged misconduct and regulatory investigations. He is often engaged to assist in anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing matters, such as investigating the source of funds as well as assisting financial institutions assess their AML/CTF processes.
Mr. Millington has significant experience providing expert reports and testimony, including preparing expert witness statements, preparing valuations and assisting instructing solicitors in understanding technical financial matters. He also provides fact based testimony in the tracing of funds as part of a fund tracing claim to identify the ultimate destination of the proceeds.
Who’s Who Legal recognizes Mr. Millington as a global leader for “Investigations – Forensic Accountants 2023” and “Consulting Experts – Forensic Accountants 2023”