Doug is head of Forensic Services at Smith & Williamson and has specialised in forensic accounting since 1990. He acts as quantum expert for claimants and defendants and as a single joint expert on a wide variety of cases including:
• Commercial disputes in the UK and cross-border including contractual, post-acquisition, shareholder / partnership, IP and professional negligence disputes
• International arbitrations
• Competition services
• Personal injury & clinical negligence
• Fatal accident cases
Doug has given evidence in the High Court, at arbitrations and at other tribunals and contributed to the successful resolution of disputes by negotiation and formal mediation. Doug takes a leading and hands-on approach in assignments, with limited delegation, enabling him to give credible oral evidence.
He regularly lectures to lawyers on quantum issues and on the subject of the use of expert witnesses.