David Stern, a partner with StoneTurn and based in the firm’s London office, has over 25 years’ experience in forensic accounting investigations and complex business litigation.
Over the course of his career, David has acted as an expert in a wide range of complex commercial disputes and financial investigations. To date he has given oral evidence under cross examination on 28 separate occasions before arbitral tribunals under LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules in London, Paris and Miami, as well as before the UK courts.
Well regarded by clients and counsel for his commercial and responsive approach, David’s work has encompassed quantum and valuation analysis and accounting expert witness work in connection with contractual disputes, post-acquisition claims, shareholder disputes, competition and antitrust work, and civil fraud in international and offshore matters.
David’s international arbitration experience includes working with clients that operate in the UK, the US, the Caribbean, EMEA and the Far East, and in industries such as mining, metals, energy, manufacturing, broadcasting and retail.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, David was with a UK national auditing and accounting firm, where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1986 and became a partner in 1990. From 2004 he served as head of the forensic accounting and dispute resolution department.
David is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Academy of Experts, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and an accredited CEDR mediator.
WWL says: David Stern is regarded as "great to work with, effective and insightful".
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