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Thought Leaders - Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2020
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Will Davies has “a huge amount of experience of giving evidence”; as sources note, “This is very valuable as he does not get fazed by intensive questioning.”

Biography

Will has led Grant Thornton's UK forensic and investigations practice since 2015. In 2018, he was appointed co-leader of the network’s global forensic and investigations practice. Will is an experienced forensic accountant with a proven track record in complex disputes, including international arbitration. Having undertaken forensic accounting assignments since 1993, he has vast experience in contentious matters, often in high-profile cases. Will has given written evidence on over 400 occasions and oral evidence in over 30 cases.

Will’s experience in dispute matters is extensive, covering valuations, commercial transactions, breach of contract, professional negligence, loss of profits, matrimonial and insurance claims. These claims typically follow insolvency, libel, financial product close-outs and other derivatives-related matters.

Will has been appointed as expert in proceedings in the United Kingdom and overseas jurisdictions, including the United States, Guernsey, the BVI, Malta, Gibraltar, Germany, Dubai and Bulgaria. While most of these matters have been settled, Will has also given evidence in the UK High Court and in various arbitration arenas (ICC and BCC (Bulgaria)).

He has advised clients and acted as expert in a wide range of industries, including in financial services (particularly insurance, banking and asset management), manufacturing, energy, construction, retail, media, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and professional services.

Will qualified as an accountant in the audit practice of a legacy PwC firm, before specialising in forensic accountancy in 1993. Will co-founded a boutique investigations and forensic practice in 1997, and joined Grant Thornton as a partner in 2002.

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Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Will Davies's extensive testifying experience and strong analysis means that "judges like him and listen to him".

Biography

Will has led Grant Thornton's UK forensic and investigations practice since 2015. In 2018, he was appointed co-leader of the network’s global forensic and investigations practice. Will is an experienced forensic accountant with a proven track record in complex disputes, including international arbitration. Having undertaken forensic accounting assignments since 1993, he has vast experience in contentious matters, often in high-profile cases. Will has given written evidence on over 400 occasions and oral evidence in over 30 cases.

Will’s experience in dispute matters is extensive, covering valuations, commercial transactions, breach of contract, professional negligence, loss of profits, matrimonial and insurance claims. These claims typically follow insolvency, libel, financial product close-outs and other derivatives-related matters.

Will has been appointed as expert in proceedings in the United Kingdom and overseas jurisdictions, including the United States, Guernsey, the BVI, Malta, Gibraltar, Germany, Dubai and Bulgaria. While most of these matters have been settled, Will has also given evidence in the UK High Court and in various arbitration arenas (ICC and BCC (Bulgaria)).

He has advised clients and acted as expert in a wide range of industries, including in financial services (particularly insurance, banking and asset management), manufacturing, energy, construction, retail, media, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and professional services.

Will qualified as an accountant in the audit practice of a legacy PwC firm, before specialising in forensic accountancy in 1993. Will co-founded a boutique investigations and forensic practice in 1997, and joined Grant Thornton as a partner in 2002.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Will Davies is listed for his “meticulous and knowledgeable” approach to large-scale accounting and investigation matters.

Biography

Will has led Grant Thornton's UK forensic and investigations practice since 2015. In 2018, he was appointed co-leader of the network’s global forensic and investigations practice. Will is an experienced forensic accountant with a proven track record in complex disputes, including international arbitration. Having undertaken forensic accounting assignments since 1993, he has vast experience in contentious matters, often in high-profile cases. Will has given written evidence on over 400 occasions and oral evidence in over 30 cases.

Will’s experience in dispute matters is extensive, covering valuations, commercial transactions, breach of contract, professional negligence, loss of profits, matrimonial and insurance claims. These claims typically follow insolvency, libel, financial product close-outs and other derivatives-related matters.

Will has been appointed as expert in proceedings in the United Kingdom and overseas jurisdictions, including the United States, Guernsey, the BVI, Malta, Gibraltar, Germany, Dubai and Bulgaria. While most of these matters have been settled, Will has also given evidence in the UK High Court and in various arbitration arenas (ICC and BCC (Bulgaria)).

He has advised clients and acted as expert in a wide range of industries, including in financial services (particularly insurance, banking and asset management), manufacturing, energy, construction, retail, media, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and professional services.

Will qualified as an accountant in the audit practice of a legacy PwC firm, before specialising in forensic accountancy in 1993. Will co-founded a boutique investigations and forensic practice in 1997, and joined Grant Thornton as a partner in 2002.

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