Noel Matthews provides expert economic and financial evidence to international arbitration tribunals and before national courts. Typically, this involves the quantification of lost profits, business valuation, assessments of wasted costs or advice relating to accounting matters. Noel also provides valuation and economic consulting advice to clients in non-contentious situations. He is a chartered accountant and is based in London.
For more than twenty years, Noel has advised clients across a wide range of industries and contexts including economic loss assessments, business valuation, economic regulation and corporate strategy. Since 2006, the majority of Noel’s work has related to disputes. He is frequently instructed as an expert witness and has been cross-examined as an expert witness on twelve occasions. His international arbitration experience encompasses both commercial and investor-state arbitration.
Across Noel's whole career, he has led or assisted in the preparation of expert reports in more than 100 matters. His experience includes the preparation of reports for submission to the courts of England and Wales, as well as to ICC, ICSID, NAFTA, PCA, DIAC, LCIA and CAS tribunals, and tribunals convened under United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL”) rules. He has also assisted in the preparation of reports for government departments, other national courts, tax authorities and competition and regulatory bodies.
Noel is recognised in each Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration guide from 2017 onwards as a leading expert witness. Noel is certified as an expert witness by Cardiff Law School, having completed the assessments of the Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Expert Witness Scheme. He regularly provides training to law firms on issues associated with the quantification of economic losses.
Noel holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Warwick. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
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