Steve Harris

Senior Managing Director

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Steve leads our Economic and Financial Consulting practice in Dubai, which he founded in 2013. Steve has over 14 years’ experience as a forensic accountant, focusing on identifying and quantifying loss in the context of commercial disputes across a range of industries.

Steve has worked on numerous cases to quantify damages and provide accounting advice in the course of litigation and international arbitration. His role has encompassed pre-claim assessment and advice, expert reports and joint statements of experts, attending meetings of experts, assisting in drafting particulars of claim and supporting the legal team through trial. Steve has been appointed as expert witness in ICC, DIAC, CAS and Swiss Federal Court proceedings. In addition, Steve has also managed several commercial fraud and regulatory disciplinary investigations.

Steve has worked on the following types of case:

  • Financial, business valuation and accounting issues in complex damages and loss of profit claims
  • Disputes involving allegations of misappropriation of funds and other accounting issues
  • Shareholder, supply and pricing disputes in the natural resources and other industries

Professional standing

Steve is a member of the ICAEW and holds an LLB in Law. He has spoken at conferences in the GCC and Europe on the expert assessment of damages in international arbitration.


PO Box 71253,
Office 804, Level 8
South Tower Emirates Financial Towers
Dubai International Financial Centre
United Arab Emirates

T: +971 4 437 2100
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