James Searby

James Searby

James Searby

Senior Managing Director

Tel: +65 6831 7820
Fax: +65 6831 7859
Email: james.searby@fticonsulting.com

James Searby is a Senior Managing Director in FTI Consulting's economic and financial consulting practice, specialising in the assessment of quantum issues in contentious matters, in both litigations in national courts and international arbitrations.  


Mr. Searby’s primary expertise is in the field of valuation, whether of businesses, contracts, damages, intellectual property or financial assets.  Since 2011, he has led FTI Consulting’s International Arbitration practice in the Asia Pacific region, where he has given evidence before both Courts and arbitral tribunals.

Mr. Searby has a broad range of experience in the assessment of complex damages in high-value international arbitration and litigation cases in matters involving, inter alia, alleged expropriation, breach of contract, patent infringement and shareholder disputes.

The range of Mr. Searby's industry experience encompasses telecommunications, oil and gas, chemicals, tobacco, infrastructure, healthcare, media, life insurance, retailing and banking. He has worked in EMEA, North America and the Asia Pacific region for governments, companies and individuals, whether as claimants or respondents on matters ranging in value from less than US$1m to more than US$2bn.

James has acted as instructor at the Masters in International Dispute Settlement programme at the University of Geneva, and as an expert witness at training workshops organised by the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy (FIAA).

Mr. Searby holds a Master in Business Administration from Imperial College at the University of London and a B.A. in Modern History and Economics from the University of Oxford. He is a CFA Charterholder.



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Master of Business Administration,
Imperial College, University of London
BA Modern History and Economics, Oxford
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