David has over 30 years’ experience advising claimants and defendants in high profile disputes across a variety of sectors, with significant experience leading boutique and international firms in financial reviews throughout the world including Europe and the US, East and Central Asia, Russia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Australia.
He specialises in assessing consequential losses, gains, and values with particular experience in financial services, disputes involving financially distressed and growth companies, and allegations of wrongdoing including fraud and white-collar crimes. An experienced expert witness, David has been called upon to give evidence under cross-examination in many different courts and tribunals.
Prior to joining Raedas, David worked as Managing Director of Kroll’s EMEA Financial Investigations team. He trained as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte and has since been instructed on many recent headline disputes.
David has been recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting experts in the recent editions of the legal directories. Chambers acknowledged him in 2020 as one of the top-ten “leading individuals” in the UK. Who’s Who Legal 2021 says “David Lawler is a “superb expert” who keeps “on top of every detail”. He is a published author on the topic of Anti-Bribery and Corruption.