Heiko Ziehms has over 20 years of experience in the quantification of damages and forensic matters, audit and transaction advisory services. He has particular experience in complex commercial disputes, including breach of contract, M&A, joint venture, infrastructure, and insolvency-related matters. Mr Ziehms lives in London and will divide his time between London and the FTI Consulting office in Frankfurt.
Mr. Ziehms has been appointed as expert in multiple disputes. He has worked on matters in ICC, DIS, LCIA, ICSID, Swiss Rules and SIAC arbitration forums, ad hoc arbitrations and the courts. He is experienced in giving oral expert testimony. He has worked on some of the most complex corporate disputes in Europe with values up to several billion euros.
Mr. Ziehms also provides transaction advisory services and advises on completion mechanisms. He has advised on several hundred transactions, including landmark deals.
Mr. Ziehms holds an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and a graduate degree in business (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Bamberg, Germany. He is a certified fraud examiner and qualified and previously worked as a certified public accountant.
Mr. Ziehms has been recognised in Who’s Who Legal as a leading expert witness and consulting expert since 2016.
Mr. Ziehms has published widely on corporate finance, accounting, and M&A-related topics. He is the author of a recent book, M&A Disputes and Completion Mechanisms (Wolters Kluwer, December 2018).
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