David Stern, a Partner with StoneTurn, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and has over 25 years of experience in forensic accounting investigations and complex business litigation.
Over the course of his career, David has been instructed across a wide range of complex domestic and international litigation and arbitration disputes. He has acted as a party expert and expert determiner and to date has given oral evidence under cross examination on over 30 occasions before the U.K. courts and arbitral tribunals in Brussels, London, Lusaka, Miami and Paris.
David is well-regarded by clients and counsel as a “very experienced” and “impressive” forensic accounting expert, hailed for his “quick and responsive approach,” “balanced and considered work,” and “diligence, attention to detail and unflappable nature as an expert witness.” He is “a widely recognised figure in the European arbitration market, commended for his first-rate valuation analyses;” where “both his written reports and oral evidence are robust and accurate;” being “great to work with, effective and insightful;” and as “an accomplished expert on an impressive range of valuation issues.”
His work encompasses the quantification of loss and valuation analysis, as well as accounting expert witness work in the areas of contractual disputes, joint venture and shareholder disputes, post-acquisition claims, competition and antitrust work, civil fraud in domestic and off-shore matters, and business interruption claims.
David’s experience includes working with clients that operate in the U.K., the U.S., the Caribbean, EMEA and the Far East, and across a variety of sectors such as oil & gas, mining, metals, electricity & power, manufacturing, television production & broadcasting, financial services, insurance, advertising, property, retail and sport.
David is individually ranked Band 2 in Chambers Litigation Support – UK-wide forensic accountants and has consistently been recognised in Who’s Who Legal Arbitration : Expert Witnesses and Who’s Who Legal: Experts – Consulting Experts.
Developments in International Arbitration
David Stern, a Partner with StoneTurn in London, provides an overview of recent developments in international arbitration and what clients can expect from an evolving U.K. business environment.