Patricia Harris

Patricia Harris, CPA, CA·IFA, CBV, DIFA, CFF



Direct Line: (416) 645-6570



Patricia is a partner and active member of our advisory team.  Patricia’s recent engagements include a loss quantification related to a construction litigation, a funds tracing and Expert Report for a litigation, a business valuation related to a shareholder dispute, a valuation of a food manufacturer, a loss of profits related to an alleged breach of contract, and a valuation and income assessment for a matrimonial litigation.












“Integrity, respect, confidentiality, enjoyment of work and technical excellence are all values integral to providing my clients with superior service. I pride myself on my ability to understand and report on complex businesses and forensic cases in the most efficient way possible. We provide our clients with reports that translate complex situations into professional, concise, independent and objective Expert Reports.”


Media Appearances

  • Quoted – “To prune or not to prune”, by Grant Cameron, Forensic Accounting & Fraud, Vol. 5, No 3, 2015
  • Quoted – “Staggeringly low numbers of women in science, tech, engineering & math”, by Donalee Moulton, Forensic Accounting & Fraud, Vol. 3, No 2, 2015
  • Quoted- “Piece by piece” – “In a fraud investigation, percipient interviews go a long way toward unearthing small details that can put together a big puzzle”, By Grant Cameron, Forensic Accounting & Fraud, Vol. 3, No 2, 2013.
  • Quoted- “Catching a liar in the act” – “Recognizing deception not quite as easy as on TV”, By Geoff Kibyson, The Lawyers Weekly, September 13, 2013.
  • Quoted- “Like at first site” – “Tweeting as an accountant”, By Mary Teresa Bitti, CAmagazine, Special IT Issue, September 2013.
  • Quoted- “Breaking up is hard to do”, By Grant Cameron, The Lawyers Weekly, Forensic Accounting and Fraud, 2013.
  • Quoted – “Fraud a big challenge in insolvency cases”, By Julius Melnitzer, Law Times, March 2013
  • Quoted – “Experts predict aftershocks from Nortel acquittal”, By Jeff Buckstein, The Bottom Line, March 2013
  • Quoted – “A ‘resounding not guilty’ Year-long trial of Nortel executives ends with clear-cut acquittal”, By James Bagnall, Ottawa Citizen, January 15, 2013
  • Quoted – “The Anatomy of a Deal: The inside scoop on Canadian Tire’s acquisition of Forzani Group”, Interviewed by James Dolan for Canadian Capital Magazine, October 3, 2011.


  • “Protecting Your Construction Company from Fraud”, The Advocates’ Society, Toronto. presented to business owners, accountants and lenders, April 2013
  • “Unravelling Ponzi Schemes, A Case Study”, Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada, May 2012
  • “Critiquing Expert Reports”, presented to Toronto law firms, April 2012
  • “Line 150 is Just the Beginning: The Calculation of Income for Child Support Purposes”, presented to the Ontario Bar Association, May 2011
  • “Financial Statements 101, What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know” , presented to various Toronto law firms, 2010

Practice Areas

  • Business Valuations
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Succession Planning


  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Retail and Consumer Products
  • Information Technology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Cross-Border

Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario – Designated Specialist in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (2014)
  • Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training (2011)
  • University of Toronto’s Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (2012)