David has over 30 years’ experience as a forensic accountant. He focuses on disputes and the contentious side of contract compliance, especially in relation to software and technology licensing. He advises on issues around the development and execution of compliance programmes and the conduct and resolution of license audits, both for rights owners and rights users.
DAVID HAS WORKED ON:
• Developing and delivering global compliance and revenue protection programmes on behalf of rights owners
• Giving expert evidence in cases involving the use and misuse of intellectual property in TMT and pharmaceuticals
• Expert determinations and ad-hoc dispute resolution in outsourcing and similar contracts
David is a fellow of the ICAEW and of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Founding Member of the Expert Witness Institute.
David gave evidence on the $30m loss suffered by a technology provider when its software and knowhow were copied and used to drive business outside the licensed territory and on the early termination of the license for breach.