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Chris Milburn

Chris Milburn

Secretariat InternationalBrookfield PlaceTD Canada Trust TowerTorontoCanadaM5J 2S1

Global Leader

Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Milburn has deep experience as an expert witness in the natural resources sector and is praised by peers for his "unparalleled knowledge of every aspect of mining project valuation".

Biography

Chris Milburn is a managing director with Secretariat International based in Toronto. He has 19 years of experience quantifying economic damages and performing business valuations in the context of complex disputes. Chris has worked on large NAFTA, ICSID and ICC arbitrations and litigation in Canadian and US courts in many industries including mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, electricity generation, textiles, financial services, and environmental services. His work experience includes matters in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Chris has qualified as an expert witness and provided testimony relating to the quantification of economic damages on a number of occasions including at the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the World Bank in Washington DC and the Permanent Court of Arbitration in New York City. Chris has been recognised as a leading expert in the field of damages and valuation in Who's Who Legal: Arbitration (expert witnesses) since 2014.

Chris has worked a variety of matters, including: valuation of business interests following expropriation; quantification of economic damages including lost profits, and wasted expenses analyses due to breach of contract; and forensic/financial investigations.

Chris is a chartered professional accountant (CPA), a certified management accountant (CMA), and a chartered business valuator (CBV). Chris is also a qualified valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum on Valuation of Mineral Properties (CIMVAL) Standards and Guidelines for Valuation of Mineral Properties.

Chris speaks regularly on the quantification of economic damages and valuation issues and has been involved in the education and certification process of business valuation candidates with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators for many years.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Milburn has a far-ranging skillset that includes providing top-tier business valuations and damages analyses for international contentious proceedings. He is well versed in advising on disputes across a range of sectors from mining to financial services.

Biography

Mr Milburn is a managing director at Secretariat International and is based in Toronto. He is a chartered professional accountant, certified management accountant (CPA/CMA), a chartered business valuator (CBV) and is a qualified valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Valuation Standards and Guidelines (CIMVAL).

He has over 20 years of experience in the quantification of economic damages and the valuation of business interests and forensic and financial investigations in the context of international arbitrations, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation, tax litigation and consulting for internal business purposes.

His work experience includes hundreds of matters relating to assets and business interests on every continent and involving billions of dollars in dispute across many industries including mining, oil and gas, energy, financial services, investment banking, asset management, manufacturing, textiles, software and pharmaceuticals.

Mr Milburn has provided expert testimony relating to valuation and economic damages issues numerous times including in international arbitration cases heard at the World Bank in Washington DC, the World Bank in Paris, the New York International Arbitration Centre, Maxwell Chambers in Singapore and Arbitration Place in Toronto.

Mr Milburn speaks regularly on damage quantification and valuation issues and has been involved in the education and training of professional valuators as well as advocacy training programmes for lawyers for many years.

Mining - Experts 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Milburn has a “very strong understanding of mining economics” and commands great respect from respondents for his work providing testimony on damages quantification and asset valuation.

Biography

Chris Milburn is a managing director at Secretariat International and is based in Toronto. He is a chartered professional accountant, certified management accountant (CPA/CMA), a chartered business valuator (CBV) and is a qualified valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Valuation Standards and Guidelines (CIMVAL).

Mr Milburn has 20 years of experience in the quantification of economic damages and the valuation of business interests and forensic and financial investigations in the context of international arbitrations, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation, tax litigation and consulting for internal business purposes.

Mr Milburn’s work experience includes hundreds of matters relating to assets and business interests on every continent and involving billions of dollars in dispute across many industries including mining, oil and gas, energy, financial services, investment banking, asset management, manufacturing, textiles, software and pharmaceuticals.

He has extensive experience in the valuation and quantification of damages relating to mineral properties across all stages of development and involving mining projects located in Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Central America, Africa and Europe with mineralisation including gold, silver, platinum, palladium, copper, cobalt, zinc, lead, molybdenum, nickel, indium, gallium, coal, potash, phosphate rock and iron ore. 

Mr Milburn has provided expert testimony relating to valuation and economic damages issues numerous times including in international arbitration cases heard at the World Bank in Washington, DC, the World Bank in Paris, the New York International Arbitration Centre and Arbitration Place in Toronto.

Mr Milburn has been recognised as a leading expert in the field of damages and valuation in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration – Expert Witnesses since 2014. He has also been recognised as one of the leading arbitration expert witnesses in Canada in Who’s Who Legal: Canada since its inception in 2015. 

Mr Milburn speaks regularly on damage quantification and valuation issues and has been involved in the education and training of professional valuators as well as advocacy training programmes for lawyers for many years.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Chris Milburn is a top name in the Canadian market who stands out for his first-rate work handling valuations and damages analyses for clients.

Biography

Chris Milburn is a managing director with Secretariat International, based in Toronto. He has 20 years of experience quantifying economic damages and performing business valuations in the context of complex disputes.

Chris is a chartered professional accountant (CPA), a certified management accountant (CMA), and a chartered business valuator (CBV). Chris is also a qualified valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum on Valuation of Mineral Properties (CIMVAL) Standards and Guidelines for Valuation of Mineral Properties.

Chris has worked on a wide variety of matters over the course of his career to date, including: valuation of business interests following expropriation; quantification of economic damages including lost profits, and wasted expenses analyses due to breach of contract; and forensic/financial investigations.

Chris has worked on large NAFTA, ICSID and ICC arbitrations and litigation in Canadian and US courts in many industries, including mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, electricity generation, textiles, financial services and environmental services. His work experience includes matters in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Chris has provided expert testimony relating to valuation and economic damages issues numerous times including in international arbitration cases heard at the World Bank in Washington, DC, the World Bank in Paris, the New York International Arbitration Centre and Arbitration Place in Toronto. Chris has been recognised as a leading expert in the field of damages and valuation in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (expert witnesses) since 2014.

Chris speaks regularly on the quantification of economic damages and valuation issues and has been involved in the education and certification process of business valuation candidates with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators for many years.

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