James Nicholson has over 25 years’ experience as a consultant in matters of finance, strategy, and economics. Since 2005, his work has primarily involved issues of the identification and valuation of lost profits, and the valuation of businesses, financial assets including shareholdings, other assets, and wasted costs.
James has testified over 45 times before commercial and investment treaty arbitration tribunals, the Singapore High Court, and the Singapore International Commercial Court.
James is a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy, and was from 2014 to 2021 President of the Standing Committee of the ICC's International Centre for ADR, which advises the Centre in the application of the ICC's Expert Rules.
Since 2015, James has been identified by Who’s Who Legal as one of the five-ten ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’ and ‘Global Elite Thought Leaders’ in his region in its listings of the leading expert witnesses active in international arbitration.
Within FTI Consulting, James leads the firm's 45-strong Asia damages expert witness team, and co-ordinates the firm's International Arbitration practice globally. Previously, James founded and led for 12 years FTI Consulting's 20-strong Paris Disputes team.
B.A., Philosophy, Politics, Economics, Oxford University
M.A., Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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