Neil Ashton
BA Honours, University of Oxford
English, French, German
British, United Kingdom
Advocacy to counsel:
I have acted in two arbitrations where there was hot tubbing of experts.
Thought leadership:
The Academy of Experts (Membership number: PM 3172)
Professional societies:
The Academy of Experts (Membership number: PM 3172)
Neil is a Partner at StoneTurn and has over 20 years of experience working in practice and industry and on expert witness and litigation support matters.

Specifically, he acts in complex domestic and international litigation, arbitration and mediation. He has worked as an expert witness, adviser or expert determiner for clients in a wide range of industry sectors and have given oral evidence in multi-$100m proceedings. Neil has particular experience in the evaluation and quantification of damages due to breach of contract or business interruption. More particularly, I am commonly involved in post-acquisition matters and the valuation of businesses in a dispute context.

Neil has been at StoneTurn for over 15 years, before which he specialised in litigation support work at Grant Thornton, having trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC.
  • Accountant/Chartered Accountant
  • Forensic and investigative accounting
Industry experience
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Energy & Resources
  • Food & Beverages
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Shipping and/or Commodities
Experience in respect of contract types
  • Agency/Distribution
  • Charter Parties
  • Construction/Engineering
  • Services
  • Shareholders/Share Purchase/Joint Venture
Experience - Number of cases testified in
  • As expert at court: 6-20
  • As expert before arbitrator: 6-20
  • In mediation: 1-5
  • Expert determination / Alternative dispute resolution: 1-5
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