Daniel is a Partner in the Advisory team based in our London office. He is an extensively experienced (since 1993) independent forensic accountant adviser and expert witness, expert determiner, and arbitrator.
He is a Chartered Accountant (FCA), a Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb, CArb and holds a CIArb President’s Appointment Certificate), accredited as an expert witness by the ICAEW and The Academy of Experts, and is a Qualified Dispute Resolver (Expert Determination).
Daniel is a specialist in accounting, financial and valuation issues in M&A, Shareholder, Partnership and other complex business-related disputes, and fraud.
As Forensic Accountant he is appointed by claimants, defendants, or by both as Single Joint Expert. He is engaged in ADR (alternative dispute resolution) procedures, High Court and Crown Court litigation, and international commercial arbitration. He has testified as Expert Witness on many occasions.
As ADR neutral he is appointed to resolve business disputes (M&A, Shareholder, Partnership, and other complex disputes) as arbitrator or expert determiner. He accepts appointments directly from the parties in dispute, or from appointing authorities including the CIArb, LCIA and ICAEW. He conducts arbitration and expert determination procedures (including hearing and documents-only procedures), under institutional rules or on an adhoc basis. Hearings may be at locations (including online) agreed with the parties, and procedural meetings held online or by telephone conference call. He is also experienced in multi-party disputes.
Daniel has wide-ranging industry sector experience including, in particular: manufacturing, engineering, retail, media, professional services, restaurants including gastro pubs, and care (homes and services).
Typical cases, which may involve quantification of damages, share valuation and forensic analysis, include, Business Disputes (Contract, Negligence, Confidential Information, Intellectual Property, Commercial Agency, Bank Disputes: “GRG” type, Commercial Property, Directors’ Misfeasance, Illegal Dividends, Loss of Profits, Loss of Opportunity, Wrotham Park Damages, Account of Profits), Director and Shareholder Disputes (Contested Business and Share Valuations, Unfair Prejudice), Sale of Business/ M&A Disputes (Warranties, Completion Accounts, Purchase Price Adjustment, Deferred Consideration), Partnership and Joint Venture Disputes and Fraud and Financial Crime (White Collar, Ponzi Schemes).