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 35 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 savvy testifying expert. He anticipates all the issues that will likely arise on cross-examination and deals with them before they become a problem.” He is hailed for his “quick and responsive approach,” “balanced and considered work,” “the ultimate professional”, “a rare mix of hard work and strong testifying skills”, “detail orientated, an innovative thinker,” and “diligence, attention to detail and unflappable nature as an expert witness.” He is “great to work with, effective and insightful;” and “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 and construction, 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.