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Daniel Rands
Business Advisory Partner

Daniel Rands


Daniel is a chartered accountant with over 30 years experience holding a public practice certificate issued by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). His experience mostly with family owned business helping with business management; business purchase, sale, establishment and winding up along with taxation, superannuation and information systems advice.

He practices extensively in forensic accounting including Family Law investigations and valuations; assessment of personal injuries’ financial losses acting for both plaintiffs and the Motor Accidents Insurance Board; commercial damages arising from breach of contract or provision of defective business inputs; valuations of businesses to quantify losses arising from certain events or in accordance with a stakeholders agreement; financial records assessment for criminal matters; supporting legal teams in professional negligence matters and assessment of economic loss under insurance policies acting for both plaintiffs and insurers.

Daniel is also licensed by a professional body to advise in respect of self-managed superannuation, working with clients’ SMSFs to acquire commercial and residential properties, some utilising borrowing arrangements.

Recent example of work include:
  • Recently awarded CA Forensic Accounting Specialist designation by Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
  • Current expert witness matters before the Supreme Court, Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in several states
  • Involved with clients with the establishment of SMSFs to acquire investment properties, including some with borrowings
  • Helped clients with start up businesses following their loss of employment
  • Providing ongoing support for business recovery including advice and assistance regarding JobKeeper, cash flow boost and other state government subsidies
Qualifications and memberships:
  • ​Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) - University of Tasmania