Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence

Our experienced team specialises in investigating and analysing financial issues in all kinds of disputes

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Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence

The PwC Dispute Advisory Centre of Excellence is located in Prague, Czech Republic, and comprises forensic specialists with extensive experience in resolving complex matters in dispute. Our strength comes from combining our forensic accounting, valuation, economics, tax and technology expertise with a global network of industry specialists, enabling us to tailor our services to our clients’ specific needs andto provide solutions to all complex matters in dispute.

The purpose of the Centre is to coordinate efforts of the teams globally to ensure a consistent high quality of dispute related services, ranging from preliminary advice to expert testimony - and ultimately to offer a “one stop shop” to meet our clients’ needs. The Centre of Excellence is also instrumental in innovating and developing technology and tools to support our clients in gathering, analysing and presenting evidence.


Our Dispute Resolution Team consists of high caliber professionals with experience and knowledge serves clients

We can offer you

  • Variety of backgrounds of professionals including accounting, finance, valuation, tax, transactions, engineering and construction project management 
  • Great depth of expertise and knowledge in all key industries including but not limited to automotive, construction & real estate, energy, utilities & mining, financial services, media, pharmaceuticals, intellectual property, telecommunications, retail & consumer and Technology
  • Right mix of skills that allow us to provide our clients with best solutions at every stage of proceedings and via alternative dispute resolution mechanism 
  • Experienced testifying experts for international arbitration and local litigation
  • Global team with local experience and presence with over 327,000 professionals and over 3,600 dedicated forensic specialists

Handling complexities of disputes and litigation

International arbitration and local litigation

  • Highly skilled Prague based International Arbitration Centre of Excellence utilising our dedicated local teams
  • Performing initial case assessment
  • Advising on the financial strategy and aspects of claims
  • Assisting in negotiations or mediation
  • Assessing and quantifying damages and acting as quantum experts, both in local and international arbitration and litigation
  • Providing economic, industry or market analysis supporting questions of liability or the assessment of damages
  • Providing expert testimony

Construction claims and disputes

  • Substantial experience in the analysis of complex construction disputes
  • Determination and analysis of the financial and schedule effects of certain causal events
  • Providing expert advice in controversies regarding productivity impacts, equipment pricing, overhead evaluation, schedule evaluation and related pricing of delays, disruption impacts, acceleration pricing or terminated contract litigation

Insurance claims

  • Providing cradle to grave claims handling and settlement on behalf of policyholders.
  • Many years of experience in the insurance industry, covering a very broad range of risks including property, liability, business interruption, product recall, fi delity and other financial loss
  • Drawing on the considerable skills of industry experts and specialists in other lines of service within PwC

Completion accounts advisory

  • Support in pre- and post-completion advisory services (including completion accounts, earn outs and leakage reviews)
  • Providing advice to sellers or purchasers during the drafting, negotiations and agreement of the completion accounts
  • Expert determination services when agreement between seller and purchaser cannot be reached
  • Analysis and investigation of the fi nancial and valuation impact of breaches of warranty or joint venture terms, and completion accounts disputes

Competition economics

  • Providing quick response including dawn raids, and advisory services such as antitrust risk assessments and dawn raid protocols
  • Expert testimony on behalf of clients in stand alone actions with regard to allegations of excessive and discriminatory pricing and refusal to supply
  • Expert quantum evidence on infringement of antitrust law

Why contact us?

  • Free initial confidential discussion
  • Tailored approach to suit your needs
  • Highly experienced and qualified professionals
  • Unrivalled expertise across industries
  • Specialists in a wide range of disputes and claims

Insights & analyst views

PwC was featured in Who Is Who Legal

Four experts of PwC were featured in Who Is Who Legal - including Sirshar Qureshi who was recommended as a quantum expert residing in the Czech Republic. Sirshar Qureshi was also named in the list of WWL Thought Leaders in Arbitration 2023 as an expert witness.

What peers and clients say about Sirshar

“Sirshar is absolutely brilliant”

“Tribunals are regularly impressed by, and follow, his evidence”

“He is able to adapt his evidence convincingly and in real time to new developments and tribunal questions”

“During witness conferencing he always has the upper hand"

- WWL https://whoswholegal.com/sirshar-qureshi


Sirshar Qureshi
Dispute Advisory Leader
+420 602 348 926

Eliška Marková

Eliška Marková
SPA disputes focus
+420 731 635 065

Kateřina Skryjová

Kateřina Skryjová
Dispute Advisory
Chief Operating Officer
+420 724 061 816

Tatiana Rukhliada

Tatiana Rukhliada 
CIS focus
+420 703 186 918

Kateřina Halásek Dosedělová

Kateřina Halásek Dosedělová
+420 724 369 351