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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Diego Perul receives significant praise for his incisive handling of quantum matters in corporate disputes. Sources say he is a seasoned quantum expert who is highly skilled in cross-examination.

Biography

Mr Perul is managing director at Kroll’s governance and risk advisory practice in Iberia (Duff & Phelps rebranded as Kroll in 2021).

He has more than 20 years’ professional experience as a provider of financial and accounting advisory services to companies, banks and venture capital companies, working in close partnership with both Spanish and international law firms throughout his career.

In the course of his professional career, Diego has acquired extensive experience of forensic accounting, financial analysis, quantification of damages, business litigation advisory, restructuring and corporate valuations, working for major Spanish and international clients.

Mr Perul acts as an expert witness in judicial, arbitration and private disputes in cases involving economic, financial and accounting issues; specifically, those on economic damages, lost profits, loss of business value, business interruption, price adjustment mechanisms and warranty claims on transactions

In relation to disputes field, Mr Perul has issued hundreds of expert witness reports, defending and ratifying evidence in the civil courts, employment courts, mercantile courts, administrative courts and criminal courts (including the National High Court).

In addition, Mr Perul has acted as an expert witness in numerous major arbitration cases, appearing before all of the Spanish arbitration courts and tribunals in Spain and Latin America (mostly in proceedings heard under ICC rules).

He regularly participates in debates and roundtable discussions in prestigious bodies and institutions on subjects related to accounting and economic issues and, particularly, on those related to the role of an expert witness in the resolution of a wide range of disputes.

Mr Perul holds a degree in business administration and completed his postgraduate studies with an MBA at IE Business School.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Diego Perul has long-standing experience and excellent understanding of complex restructuring and refinancing processes, acting for domestic and multinational clients.

Biography

Mr Perul is managing director at Duff & Phelps’ governance, risk, investigations and disputes practice in Iberia.

He has more than 20 years’ professional experience of business crisis situations, disputes, restructuring and insolvency, and his long track record covers pre-insolvency arrangements, solvent liquidation processes, restructuring and refinancing deals.

He earned his spurs in business restructuring and refinancing processes in the years before the economic crisis. Over the course of his career, he has directed the preparation of technical reports, viability plans and independent business reviews in both Spanish firms and leading multinational concerns, designing and implementing successful turnaround operations, and working closely with some of Spain’s leading companies.

Mr Perul has also participated actively in the analysis and review of proposals for arrangements with creditors, and of payment and viability plans put forward by companies in the course of insolvency proceedings.

Diego began his professional career in Ernst & Young consultores before joining the KPMG restructuring practice as a manager in 2002.

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Diego was a partner in Forest Partners, a position he was in from September 2007. Acquired by Duff & Phelps in February 2019, Forest Partners was a professional services provider specialising in the areas of forensic practice relating to litigation and disputes (expert evidence, arbitration, investigations, insolvencies), business crisis, restructuring, and transactions.

Mr Perul holds a degree in business administration and completed his postgraduate studies with an MBA at IE Business School.

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