Michael Khoury specialises in forensic technology, cybersecurity, electronic discovery and dispute advisory, with more than 19 years of industry experience. He is frequently retained as an expert witness in matters requiring the application of computer forensic skills to provide answers to legal and investigative cases.
Mr. Khoury has advised clients on high profile investigations and electronic discovery assignments in the corporate, government and legal fields. He has led a range of matters as an independent expert witness and consulting expert on behalf of companies in the financial services, healthcare, energy, retail and insurance industries.
Mr. Khoury’s focus areas include investigations into data breaches, intellectual property theft, breaches of confidentiality, employment and workplace disputes and financial fraud. He has also led complex electronic discovery assignments pertaining to commercial litigation, Royal Commissions, regulatory notices, parliamentary notices and subpoenas to produce.
Mr. Khoury has provided written and oral evidence as a testifying expert in criminal and civil proceedings and arbitrations. He has also led and managed civil (Anton Piller) and criminal-based search warrants on behalf of government bodies and law firms in local and multi-jurisdiction territories. He is well versed in the preparation and delivery of analysis results to the state and federal courts.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Khoury was the partner and national leader of the forensic technology and e-discovery division of a Big Four firm and held a similar role in a specialist boutique firm.
- The University of Sydney v ObjectiVision: Acted as the independent expert on behalf of the University submitting expert and joint expert reports, in an intellectual property dispute into alleged inappropriate reproduction of software code
- Mirus Australia Pty Ltd v Nicholas James Gage and Simon Wilson: Acted as the independent expert on a matter relating to restraint of trade and abuse of process where electronic documents and electronic activity records were deliberately deleted after proceedings commenced, giving evidence that led to findings of criminal contempt
- Moody Kiddell & Partners Pty Ltd v Arkell: Acted as the independent expert on an investigation into the alleged destruction of evidence on a restraint of trade matter, with the Judge striking out the Defence and awarding indemnity costs to the Applicant
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Computer Forensics & Investigations
Litigation Support & Consulting Services