Philip Haberman is a “well-respected name in the market” who is hailed as “incredibly impressive, particularly at testifying”.
Philip Haberman is senior partner at Haberman Ilett, part of Blackrock Expert Services Group. He has specialised in forensic accounting since 1990, spending 22 years as a partner in Big Four firms before setting up Haberman Ilett in September 2013. He has been Who's Who Legal's Expert Witness of the Year for five years.
Philip has been actively involved in over 300 matters, including commercial disputes, shareholder disputes, investment treaty claims, transaction-related disputes, and disputes arising out of accounting and financial irregularities. He has given oral evidence on more than 60 occasions, before international arbitration tribunals under LCIA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, Swiss, SIAC and ad hoc rules, as well as UK courts. He has carried out many expert determinations to resolve disputes, and regularly assists clients to resolve disputes informally, through early discussion and negotiation.
Clients and counsel have described him as “an absolute pleasure to work with”, adding that he “couldn't have had a better team”.
He has a degree in mathematics from Cambridge University and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1980. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a founder member of the Expert Witness Institute; a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; and a CEDR-accredited mediator. He is a trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, and a member of the board of the LCIA.