Julie Planinic joined LEA in May 2001.  Prior to joining LEA Julie was a Director in the Financial Advisory Services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor firm Coopers & Lybrand for three years, and had been involved in Audit and Business Assurance Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young for in excess of 25 years.

Julie has gained a wide range of experience in business assurance and corporate advisory work with both public and private companies.  Her work at LEA has had particular emphasis on Independent Expert’s Reports, valuations of businesses, companies and professional practices, as well as business and financial due diligence investigations.  Julie has also undertaken litigation support work (forensic accounting including valuations and loss assessment) in Federal Court, Supreme Court and Family Court proceedings.

Master of Economics (MEc) | Macquarie University

Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Accounting) (Grad Cert FS Acc) | Monash University

Certificate of Public Practice* | Associate | Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

CA Business Valuation Specialist (CA BV Specialist)

CA Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA FA Specialist)

Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (SA Fin)

* Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation