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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"He is a highly respected expert"
"Andrew takes a constructive approach as an opposing expert"

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of  forensic accounting since 1996. He  has worked  on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset recovery and UK Bribery act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court, a  criminal court and by way of  deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts, and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the African Arbitration Association and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the "Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration", published by the Basel Institute on Governance.

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states, an   ICC copper mining dispute in the DRC, an ICC infrastructure dispute in Nigeria, an unfair competition issue in the Middle East, and a number of different electricity power plants  and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations Compensation Committee panels, an expert determination over the value of Areva NP, litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair, a  corporate investigation in East Africa  and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

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Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andrew Maclay is “very quick to react” to difficult situations and produces “useful and practical results” that reflect “the underlying stakes and points of friction” at issue.

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of forensic accounting since 1996. He has worked on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset tracing and UK Bribery Act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court and a criminal court, and by way of deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts; and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a certified fraud examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration,  published by the Basel Institute on Governance.​

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and he is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several ICSID cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states; an ICC mining dispute in the Democratic Republic of Congo; an ICC dispute in relation to an alleged failed component in a satellite; an unfair competition issue in the Middle East; and a number of different electricity power plants and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations compensation committee panels; an expert determination over the value of Areva NP; litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair; litigation in France on behalf of an Iranian company; a corporate investigation in East Africa; and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andrew Maclay impresses market commentators with his adept handling of high-value fraud investigations, asset tracing and corruption claims.

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of forensic accounting since 1996. He has worked on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset tracing and UK Bribery Act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court and a criminal court, and by way of deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts; and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a certified fraud examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration,  published by the Basel Institute on Governance.​

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and he is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several ICSID cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states; an ICC mining dispute in the Democratic Republic of Congo; an ICC dispute in relation to an alleged failed component in a satellite; an unfair competition issue in the Middle East; and a number of different electricity power plants and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations compensation committee panels; an expert determination over the value of Areva NP; litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair; litigation in France on behalf of an Iranian company; a corporate investigation in East Africa; and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andrew Maclay stands out among peers for the first-class analysis he provides on loss-of-profits claims and damages valuations. 

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of forensic accounting since 1996. He has worked on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset tracing and UK Bribery Act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court and a criminal court, and by way of deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts; and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a certified fraud examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration,  published by the Basel Institute on Governance.​

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and he is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several ICSID cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states; an ICC mining dispute in the Democratic Republic of Congo; an ICC dispute in relation to an alleged failed component in a satellite; an unfair competition issue in the Middle East; and a number of different electricity power plants and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations compensation committee panels; an expert determination over the value of Areva NP; litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair; litigation in France on behalf of an Iranian company; a corporate investigation in East Africa; and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Andrew Maclay is held in high esteem among peers thanks to his considerable experience providing forensic accounting services and expert testimony in international disputes. 

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of forensic accounting since 1996. He has worked on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset tracing and UK Bribery Act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court and a criminal court, and by way of deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts; and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a certified fraud examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration,  published by the Basel Institute on Governance.​

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and he is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several ICSID cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states; an ICC mining dispute in the Democratic Republic of Congo; an ICC dispute in relation to an alleged failed component in a satellite; an unfair competition issue in the Middle East; and a number of different electricity power plants and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations compensation committee panels; an expert determination over the value of Areva NP; litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair; litigation in France on behalf of an Iranian company; a corporate investigation in East Africa; and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"Andrew is always working on large complex international fraud matters"

"He's very detail oriented and a great panel speaker"

"Andrew has a wealth of experience working on African matters"

Biography

Andrew has specialised in all aspects of  forensic accounting since 1996. He has worked on a large variety of disputes involving international commercial and investment arbitration, breach of contract, breach of warranty, loss of profits, sale and purchase disputes, expert determinations, valuations, contentious insolvency, fraud and corruption investigations, asset recovery and UK Bribery act advice. He has testified before ICC, LCIA and ICSID tribunals, the English High Court, a criminal court and by way of  deposition.

Andrew has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an accountant expert witness accredited by the Academy of Experts, and a forensic accountant accredited by the ICAEW. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the African Arbitration Association and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He has lectured and written articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and anti-corruption matters. For example, he co-authored the chapter “Overview of Damages and Accounting Basics” in GAR’s Guide to Damages in International Arbitration; and he was involved in producing the "Toolkit for Arbitrators – Guidelines on Corruption and Money Laundering in International Arbitration", published by the Basel Institute on Governance.

He has worked in many jurisdictions, particularly France, Switzerland, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the CIS. Between 1991 and 1994 he worked in Burundi, Africa, and is fluent in French. Sectors in which he has worked include aviation, telecoms, electricity generation, oil and gas, renewables, extractive industries, manufacturing, retail, construction and infrastructure.

International commercial and investment arbitration matters he has worked on include several cases on behalf of the Arab Republic of Egypt and other respondent states, an ICC copper mining dispute in the DRC, an ICC infrastructure dispute in Nigeria, an unfair competition issue in the Middle East, and a number of different electricity power plants  and related companies. Other cases he has worked on include one of the United Nations Compensation Committee panels, an expert determination over the value of Areva NP, litigation arising out of the collapse of Swissair, a  corporate investigation in East Africa and asset-tracing cases involving Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Italy.

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