Law Vice-Chair Bar Standards Board Professional Conduct Committee
John Ellison was until recently a senior partner in KPMG and Chairman of KPMG Forensic. He was with KPMG for 38 years. He specialises in testifying on accounting and valuation issues in complex international cases. He has given oral evidence in over 35 cases in nine jurisdictions.
Increasingly his work has been in the field of international arbitrations, usually appointed by one party but sometimes by the Tribunal. In particular, John has been instructed in many state/investor disputes, including ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC.
In addition to acting as an expert witness, John acts as an arbitrator under ICC or SCC auspices, or as an independent expert under sale and purchase agreements, to decide disputes. He is a member of the Appeal Committee of the ICAEW and a Lay Vice-Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar Standards Board.