Sirshar is the forensic services leader for PwC in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS. He has specialised in forensic services for over 20 years and his experience covers many aspects of accounting and financial matters, including loss of profits claims, construction claims, claims arising following acquisitions and sales of businesses, insurance claims, fraud prevention, integrity due diligence and financial investigation.
He has prepared many expert reports for local arbitration, courts and for international arbitration cases involving issues in Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Kosovo, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland, Russia and Turkmenistan. He has been instructed to act as an expert on behalf of claimants, respondents, the prosecutor's office and for Tribunals; has been involved in commercial and investor-state disputes and in criminal proceedings; and has been asked to act as an expert determinant on share purchase agreement disputes. Sirshar regularly testifies in international arbitration cases having testified in London, Paris, Bucharest, Belgrade, the Hague and Washington DC. and has been instructed by many of the top international law firms.
Sirshar is a regular speaker at International Arbitration conferences on the topic of damages. Sirshar is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and is also member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE). He moved to Prague in 2001 to assist in building the forensic services practice across CEE, which has over 120 dedicated forensic staff.
WWL says: Sirshar Qureshi is "meticulous and always takes great care to understand the detail".
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