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Diego Perul

Diego Perul

Duff & PhelpsPaseo de la Castellana 81Floor 24MadridSpain28046

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Diego Perul is a "adaptable, very precise" expert who is "great at giving expert witness testimony".

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 disputes, business crisis situations, restructuring and insolvency, and his long track record covers pre-insolvency arrangements, solvent liquidation processes, restructuring and refinancing deals.

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).

On the other hand, Mr Perul 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.

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Diego was a partner in Forest Partners, a position he held since 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.

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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