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Simon Procopiou

Simon Procopiou

Haberman IlettThe Adelphi 1-11 John Adam StreetLondonEnglandWC2N 6HT

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WWL Ranking: Future Leader

Peers and clients say

"Not only is Simon extremely knowledgeable about forensic accounting"
"but he has a deep understanding of the arbitration process and how to best position the case to fit with the legal theory Simon is exceptional"
"A sharp observer of case dynamics who provides valuable insight during the hearing"
"Simon was all over the detail of the case and the other side's expert report"
"He proved himself to be a great team player"

Biography

Simon Procopiou is a forensic director at Haberman Ilett, part of Blackrock Expert Services Group.  He trained in the audit and forensic accounting practices of a Big Four firm, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2011. Since then, he has focused on providing accounting and quantum advice in relation to commercial disputes. Simon has assisted clients in the defence, renewable energy, aviation, construction, mining, hospitality and financial services sectors. He joined Haberman Ilett in 2014.

Simon’s experience includes the assessment of quantum of damages, technical accounting matters, loss of profits and valuation issues. He has worked on commercial and contractual disputes, public procurement litigation, shareholder disputes and post-transaction claims. His experience includes matters resolved through mediation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation.

Simon’s recent cases have involved the quantification of “value leakage” arising out of the sale of a South African mining business; the valuation of a Russian logistics business in connection with a shareholder dispute; quantification of the lost profits of a luxury hotel following alleged fraudulent activity; and a pre-action assessment of losses arising out of delays to a large IT project.

Simon has a first-class honours degree in mathematics and computer science from Brunel University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

WWL Ranking: Future Leader

WWL says

Simon Procopiou is a “real talent” in the European market. He has “excellent knowledge of his subject matter” and is “supportive and knowledgeable” in proceedings.

Biography

Simon trained in the audit and forensic accounting practices of a Big Four firm, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2011. Since then, he has focused on providing accounting and quantum advice in relation to commercial disputes, and assisting clients in the defence, renewable energy, aviation, construction, mining, hospitality and financial services sectors. He joined Haberman Ilett in 2014.

Simon’s experience includes the assessment of quantum of damages, technical accounting matters, loss of profits and valuation issues. He has worked on commercial and contractual disputes, public procurement litigation, shareholder disputes and post-transaction claims. His experience includes matters resolved through mediation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation.

Simon’s recent cases have involved the quantification of “value leakage” arising out of the sale of a South African mining business; the valuation of a Russian logistics business in connection with a shareholder dispute; quantification of the lost profits of a luxury hotel in Togo following alleged fraudulent activity; and a pre-action assessment of losses arising out of delays to a large IT project.

Simon has a first-class honours degree in mathematics and computer science from Brunel University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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