Sirshar Qureshi is a highly experienced expert in the fields of investigations and forensic accounting, areas in which he is considered "the go-to expert” by peers.
Sirshar leads PwC’s CEE/CIS Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence in CEE, Russia and the CIS. He has 27 years of experience which covers many aspects of accounting and financial matters, including loss of profits claims, construction claims, claims arising following acquisitions and sales of businesses, insurance claims, fraud prevention, integrity due diligence, and financial investigation.
He has prepared many expert reports for local arbitration, courts and for international arbitration cases involving issues in Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Romania, Kosovo, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland, Russia and Turkmenistan. He has been instructed to act as an expert on behalf of claimants, respondents and the prosecutor's office, as well as for tribunals. He been involved in commercial and investor-state disputes and criminal proceedings, and has been asked to act as an expert determinant on share purchase agreement disputes. Sirshar regularly testifies in international arbitration cases, having testified in London, Paris, Bucharest, Belgrade, the Hague, Zagreb and Washington, DC; and has been instructed by many of the top international law firms.
Sirshar is a regular speaker at International Arbitration conferences on the topic of damages. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
The PwC CEE/CIS Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence was set up to coordinate efforts of the 12,000 partners and staff across the CEE and CIS region, and globally, to ensure a consistently high quality of dispute-related services to ultimately offer a “one-stop shop”.