Andrew Flower

Managing Director
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25+ years of experience in forensic accounting and in providing expert evidence in international arbitration
Named a leading expert witness in international arbitration in Europe by “Who’s Who Legal”
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Andrew Flower is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes and Investigations practice in Paris. He brings more than 25 years of experience in forensic accounting and in providing expert evidence in international arbitration (commercial and investor state). He has been listed as a leading expert witness in international arbitration in Europe by “Who’s Who Legal” and is equally recognised as a thought leader in international arbitration.

Mr. Flower has provided expert evidence in arbitrations conducted under the auspices of institutions including ICC, ICDR, ICSID, DIAC, NAI, DIS, and under UNCITRAL rules. He has given written evidence in more than 150 disputes, and has testified and been cross-examined on his evidence before tribunals in New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, Stockholm, The Hague, Geneva, Zurich, Dubai, Singapore and Brisbane.

Throughout his career, Mr. Flower has also delivered advice to parties in post-transaction disputes, both in connection with arbitrations and in the context of expert determinations. He acted both as an advisor to one of the parties and as the appointed determining expert.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Flower worked at a Big Four accounting firm, where he served as the global head of the disputes practice in Paris, New York and London. He was previously appointed as an independent expert by the ICC Centre of Expertise and as a tribunal appointed expert in an ICC arbitration. Mr. Flower also acted as mediator in a royalty dispute.

In addition to his work in arbitration, Mr. Flower assisted Vivendi as a defendant in their long running class action suit in the New York Courts, and provided written expert evidence in matters before the English High Court. He was also one of the senior advisors to the Kuwait Government in the assessment of corporate claims for damages arising from the First Gulf War.

Mr. Flower earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of York and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is fluent in English and French.