Peter Haley

Peter Haley

B.Com / FCA BV
Director – Forensic Services
Accredited Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
Accredited Business Valuation Specialist (CA ANZ)
Family & estate disputes
Commercial disputes
Valuations & investigations


Peter has over 35 years of accounting and business analysis experience.  Since joining Vincents in 2001 Peter has specialised in forensic accounting and litigation support, with a particular focus in the areas of family, commercial and estate litigation.

Peter's central focus is the examination and valuation of both simple and complex businesses and structures.  Peter also excels at clearly communicating his findings in both expert reports and in the delivery of expert evidence.

Peter has prepared and submitted forensic accounting reports as expert evidence and appeared to give evidence in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Magistrates Court of Queensland, District Court of Queensland, Supreme Court of Queensland, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, National Court of Justice, Papua New Guinea and High Court of New Zealand.


  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) – Fellow
  • Accredited Business Valuation Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Accredited Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance & Investments (Financial Services Institute of Australasia)
  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Queensland


Peter joined Vincents in 2000 and was appointed Partner (now Director) in July 2003. Prior to this, he worked for 15 years in a variety of accounting firms where he practiced in all areas of accounting, business and taxation planning, performance of due diligence assignments, audit and financial planning.


  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) – Fellow
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) – Member
  • Family Law Practitioners Association (FLPA) – Treasurer
  • The Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand Inc. (IPSANZ) – Member

Publications & Presentations

Peter is a regular presenter and has delivered many seminars and workshops over his career including Vincents Specialist Training, Queensland Law Society, College of Law (Sydney) and ACT Law Society.

Articles by Peter

ART VS. SCIENCE | Valuing Start-ups

Can a business have negative goodwill?

The Importance of Intellectual Property Valuations

Webinars by Peter

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