Neil Ashton, London based partner at global advisory firm StoneTurn, has again been named an Arbitration Expert Witness Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal 2022.

Since 1996, Who’s Who Legal has identified the industry’s foremost practitioners based upon comprehensive, independent, global survey work. The 2022 research process reflects consultation with more than 50,000 lawyers, consultants and in-house counsel to gain an accurate picture of the legal market.

Who’s Who Legal respondents commented on Neil that:

• “Neil is extremely rigorous and thorough in his approach”.
• “I felt confident that he had considered all material facts and issues in our case”.
• “He is solution oriented, and not only good on paper as he can support his views under cross examination”.

Neil Ashton is a partner in StoneTurn’s London office and has approximately 25 years of experience working in practice, in industry and in expert witness and litigation support work. He is a chartered accountant and focuses on quantification of damages in complex business disputes. Neil is commonly involved in claims for breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, contentious business valuations and also has significant experience in matters involving major business interruptions. He has given oral testimony on multiple occasions before arbitral panels and in Court on a variety of matters, including large-scale multi-$100m proceedings. He has been recognised in both 2021 and 2022 as a Thought Leader for Who’s Who Legal as well as a top expert witness.

Read the in-depth interview with Neil for Who’s Who Legal where he discusses the dynamics between arbitral tribunals and experts, the advantages of introducing experts early in disputes and his top tips on how to use an expert team effectively.

About our Litigation Advisory Team
StoneTurn’s Litigation Advisory team offers extensive expertise in quantum damages calculations, analysis and investigative expert witness services in complex international arbitrations and disputes. With the support of an extended, multidisciplinary global team, the firm’s litigation experts investigate and explain complex concepts, prepare detailed analyses, and develop clear and concise findings, which are presented in easy-to-understand reports and through testimony at hearings, trials and in arbitration settings worldwide.

Neil Ashton and David Stern, two London StoneTurn Partners, were named in 2022 as top expert witnesses by Who’s Who Legal Arbitration. David and Neil have consistently been recognised in Who’s Who Legal as experts in Arbitration Expert Witness with Neil being highlighted as a Thought Leader in 2021 and 2022. Both are named experts in Financial Advisory and Valuation Quantum of Damages with David being additionally recognised as a Commercial Litigation Expert Witness. In addition, three of our global partners, Co-Chair Simon Platt and Rex Homme and Steven Neuman were also recognised in the Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2022 guide.

For the third consecutive year, StoneTurn has been included in the Chambers & Partners 2022 Litigation Support Guide. StoneTurn’s Litigation Advisory and Investigations practices in the UK were both recognised in the 2022 guide alongside three professionals: London-based Partners David Stern (Forensic Accountants, Band 2, UK-wide) and Sarah Keeling (Business Intelligence and Investigations, Band 4, UK-Wide), and New York-based Partner Snežana Gebauer (Business Intelligence and Investigations, Band 2, USA-Nationwide).

StoneTurn’s Litigation Advisory practice has also recently been recognised by Global Arbitration Review (GAR), where we ranked 19th in the Expert Witness Power Index of the GAR 100 (15th edition) 2022.