Grant Thornton UK has appointed Michael Radcliffe as head of its disputes advisory practice.

Radcliffe is a forensic partner based in London and for the past 20 years has advised clients on a range of complex cross-border disputes, with a focus on commercial litigation, civil fraud, arbitration and transaction disputes. He has experience of working across a variety of sectors including extractive industries and financial services.

As head of disputes advisory, Radcliffe will focus on growing the existing business and expanding into new service areas.

Radcliffe said: “I am truly excited to be taking over the reins of a fantastic and well-established team. With ongoing economic and political uncertainty, our clients are frequently encountering challenges which need the local-market insight and multi-disciplinary expertise that Grant Thornton offers.”