Portrait of Dr Min Shi, CFA

Dr Min Shi, CFA : Partner

Min is an expert in the fields of financial valuation and damages quantification. She has submitted more than 50 expert reports and testified in more than a dozen times regarding the quantum of damages in commercial litigation and international arbitration cases. She has testified in the High Court of Justice in London, the Royal Court in Jersey, and the Intermediate People’s Court of Nanjing Municipality in China, and before ICC-, LCIA-, SCAI- and UNCITRAL-administered arbitrations in London, Paris and Zurich.

Before joining Oxera in 2010, Min worked in the finance practice of CRA International, a global economics consultancy firm based in the USA, performing mostly valuation work in the context of securities class action lawsuits and bankruptcy cases.

Min is an Associate Fellow at the Saïd Business School (2020‒22 and 2010‒11), and was a Lecturer in Economics at The Queen’s College in 2010‒11, both at the University of Oxford. She has taught various finance and economics classes at the University of Oxford. Min was previously Assistant Professor of Finance at the Business School of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Min is listed as an Expert Witness in Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration and Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts. Min is the winner of Arbitration Expert Witness of the Year in the United Kingdom – 2021, and the winner of the Client Choice Award for Arbitration Expert Witness in 2020.

Min speaks Chinese, and English.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 253094

Min's specialisms include:

Dr Min Shi leads an excellent team. She is unflappable, extremely intelligent and very easy to work with.

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Selected
expert experience

  • Submitted an Expert Report to a tribunal under the rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in London in relation to the losses suffered by an entertainment company due to the alleged breach of contract (2020)

  • Submitted two Expert Reports to, and testified in front of, a tribunal under the rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris in relation to the losses suffered by the local distributor due to the alleged early termination of the supply contract (2019‒20)

  • Submitted four Expert Reports and four Joint Experts’ Reports to, and testified in front of, the High Court of Justice in London (Case no. CL-2016-000049) regarding the damages suffered by a private equity firm in the context of capital-raising by a global bank (2017‒20)

  • Submitted two Expert Reports as part of a court case before the City Court of Copenhagen regarding the losses suffered by shareholders of Danske Bank due to the bank’s failure to disclose the money laundering issues (2020)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the Amsterdam Court of Appeal in relation to the losses suffered by a joint venture partner due to the alleged breach of contract by the other joint venture partner concerning the construction and sales of hydropower in Albania (2019)

  • Submitted two Expert Reports to the Honorable High Civil Court of the Kingdom of Bahrain in relation to a tax dispute between a European investor and the Ministry of Finance of Bahrain (2019)

Selected
publications

  • Khalil, M, Ralston, H, and Shi, M (2020), ‘Calculating the cover charge: business interruption insurance and COVID-19’, Oxera Agenda, May.

  • Khalil, M and Shi, M (2020), ‘COVID-19 and damages quantification: key challenges for the post-pandemic world’, Oxera Agenda, May.

  • Shi, M (2018), ‘The curious case of the valueless valuation—the Signia Wealth v Vector Trustees ruling’, Oxera Agenda, 31 May.

  • Niels, G., Noble, R. and Shi, M. (2014), ‘Economic experts on trial: Can courts rely on the evidence?’, Global Competition Review, 14 April.

  • Griffin, J., Shi, M. and Cox, R. (2011), ‘Securities Damages’, chapter 10 of ‘Calculating and Providing Damages’ edited by Boushie, K., Spadea, C., and Cunniff, M.

  • Shi, M. and Svensson, J. (2006), ‘Political budget cycles: Do they differ across counties and why?’ Journal of Public Economics, 90:8–9, September, pp. 1367–89.

Qualifications

  • PhD and MA Economics, Harvard University, USA

  • MA Economics, Harvard University, USA

  • BA International Economics, Beijing University, China

  • Min Shi is a CFA® charterholder

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