Mike Pilgrem

Senior Managing Director

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Mike Pilgrem is a Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting, based in London. He works within the Economic Consulting practice. Over the last 28 years, his responsibility has included audit, financial consulting and business valuation for a range of UK and international clients in different industries.

Mr. Pilgrem has provided advice about the value of companies and their intellectual property or other intangible assets in a variety of contexts – for sale or purchase, for fiscal purposes, for financial statement disclosure, and in disputes. He has 22 years of experience in providing advice in the context of disputes, including minority shareholder actions, post-acquisition disputes, expert determinations, loss of profit claims, matrimonial matters and professional negligence claims.

Mr. Pilgrem joined the firm in March 2011, following its transaction with LECG, where he was a director in its European financial advisory services practice. Mr. Pilgrem joined LECG in 2006. Prior to this Mike was a senior manager in Arthur Andersen’s economic and financial consulting group and then a director in the valuation group of Deloitte’s corporate finance practice.

Mr. Pilgrem has been appointed as expert witness and prepared reports in matters before arbitral tribunals and the English High Court and other courts.  He has given oral testimony as an expert witness before the English High Court and arbitral tribunals under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, UNCITRAL, the London Court of International Arbitration or the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. During the course of his career, including as project manager, he has been responsible in over 75 cases for one or more expert reports produced in matters before UK or international tribunals or for written submissions to, or determinations by, experts; including some of the largest commercial claims seen in the UK.

Mr. Pilgrem has an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and is a chartered accountant.

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By contrast, Mr Pilgrem was an impressive expert witness. He was clearly extremely knowledgeable about both valuation as a subject and the facts of this case. He gave evidence carefully, and did not travel outside his area of expertise.

SUBMISSION TO THE ENGLISH HIGH COURT IN CONSTANTIN MEDIEN V BERNARD ECCLESTONE AND OTHERS BY COUNSEL FOR A CO-DEFENDANT