Jorge Matas is a managing director in the Barcelona office and part of the Disputes Consulting practice. He has more than 16 years of experience in disputes, financial and operational restructuring, investigations and insolvency.

Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Jorge was a managing partner at Forest Partners and leader of its Barcelona office, which was acquired by Duff & Phelps in February 2019. As leader of the Barcelona office, Jorge led all of the projects that were carried out in Catalunya, mainly disputes consulting, insolvency advisory and insolvency receivership procedures, distressed M&A, investigations and restructuring projects. Prior to this, Jorge worked in the restructuring and audit department at KPMG where he gained valuable international experience working in the firm’s Madrid, Dublin and Luxembourg offices.

Jorge has extensive experience preparing and critiquing expert reports relating to commercial litigation matters, shareholder disputes, forensic investigation and corporate valuations. He has provided evidence in several jurisdictions, including legal courts (Spanish National High Court, commercial and labor courts) and in arbitration cases (International Chamber of Commerce). He has been appointed as an Insolvency Administrator in more than 40 insolvency procedures held in the Commercial Courts of Barcelona, Tarragona and Girona, including the high-profile cases of La Seda de Barcelona and Comdifil Group.

Jorge is a Chartered Accountant through the ICAC. He received a degree in economics and business studies from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a postgraduate diploma in audit from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He is a member of the Spanish Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Official Register of Auditors (ROAC), a member of the Disputes Experts Bar at the Catalan Association of Chartered Accountants (ICCJCC) and a member of the Register of Accounting Experts (REC) kept by the General Council of Chartered Accountants.

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