Over thirty years experience
Our expert witness has over thirty years experience in his specialist area and this means that he probably has a 'hands-on'
knowledge of most problems likely to be encountered in this field. In addition he is a Chartered Engineer and also a member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management.
Our expert's past cases have included ones involving flooding from a
and also flooding from a
highway drainage system.
The role of the expert witness
An expert witness is someone with the appropriate experience and qualifications to allow them to give their opinion on matters
which are the subject of litigation and which are within their specialist area. When they are giving evidence to the court, either in the form of a report
or verbally, they are independent of both parties and have a duty to the court. Their role is to help the court to understand the specialist
The requirements for expert witnesses working on civil law cases are set out in Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR35) together with the associated Practice Direction 35. Both
of these documents are published on the Ministry of Justice's website.
For further details of the experience, qualifications and training of our expert witness, please