Roula Harfouche is one of the leading figures in the international market and is described as “a terrific and very diligent expert” by sources. She focuses on contentious valuations and quantum assessment matters.
Roula is a partner in the London office of Accuracy, forensics, litigation and arbitration practice. She specialises in contentious valuations and the assessment of quantum issues in international arbitration and litigation cases.
She has been valuing companies, listed and unlisted securities, and intellectual property rights in commercial and contentious contexts since 2000. She has a broad range of experience in the assessment of complex damages in high-value international arbitration and litigation cases in matters involving breaches of contract, investment treaty claims, transaction-related disputes and intellectual property infringements.
Roula has been appointed as expert on numerous occasions and has testified in English and in French. Roula has also acted as an independent expert appointed under a shareholders’ agreement or joint venture agreement to determine the value of shares or joint venture interests.
She has been actively involved in over 50 contentious cases, and has worked on matters in LCIA, ICC, SCC, HKIAC, PCA and ICSID arbitration forums and under the UNCITRAL rules, before the UK High Court, the UK Family Division, and Patents Court, as well as in mediation.
Roula is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Society of Share and Business Valuers. She holds a graduate diploma in business studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and from a French business school (EDHEC), and an MSc in management (distinction) from the LSE.