Roula is a partner in the London office of Accuracy’s forensics, litigation and arbitration practice. She specialises in contentious valuations and the assessment of quantum issues in international arbitration and litigation cases.
She has been valuing companies, listed and unlisted securities, and intellectual property rights in commercial and contentious contexts since 2000. She has a broad range of experience in the assessment of complex damages in high-value international arbitration and litigation cases in matters involving breach of contract, investment treaty claims, transaction-related disputes, and intellectual property infringement.
Roula has been appointed as expert on numerous occasions and has testified. Roula has also acted as an independent expert appointed under a shareholders’ agreement or joint venture agreement to determine the value of shares or joint venture interests.
She has been actively involved in over 50 contentious cases, and has worked on matters in LCIA, ICC, SCC and ICSID arbitration forums and under the UNCITRAL rules, before the UK High Court, the UK Family Division and the Patents Court, as well as in mediation.
Roula is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Society of Share and Business Valuers. She holds a graduate diploma in business studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and from a French business school (EDHEC), and an MSc in management (distinction) from LSE.
WWL says: Roula Harfouche is "a superb practitioner who specialises in valuation matters".
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