Mr Hallows in MALPAS
Bryan Hallows is an experienced veterinary expert witness • Experience of civil & criminal cases, magistrates' & crown courts, as well as single joint expert reports • Of particular interest are welfare cases (all species), equine clinical appraisals & equine pre-purchase examinations • Experienced as a commercial mediator (veterinary & non-veterinary) • Bryan will discuss potential cases informally ...
Mr Blowey in GLOUCESTER
40 years in farm animal veterinary practice • Author of range of text books & original research papers on animal health for both farm & vet readership • Welfare of cattle, sheep & pigs • Transport of cattle, sheep & pigs • Mastitis in cattle • Lameness in cattle • Milk quality & milk hygiene • Director of Veterinary Consultancy Services Ltd
Professor Cooper in CAMBRIDGE
Veterinary science with special reference to birds, reptiles & other exotic species • Wildlife • Pathology, gross & microscopic • Forensic work • Laboratory techniques • Tropical diseases • Zoonoses (diseases transmissible from animals to humans) • Animal bites, scratches & venoms • Zoos • Conservation • Animal welfare • Work overseas, especially Africa & Caribbean • RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Pathology
Dr Bennett in HUNTINGDON
All aspects of companion animal veterinary medicine & surgery, including: • Orthopaedics • Diagnostic imaging • Reproductive medicine & surgery • Endocrinology • Urogenital medicine & surgery • Avian medicine & surgery • Cruelty cases
Mr Bloor in READING
All matters relating to the production & management of all classes of farm livestock (dairy, beef, sheep, pigs & goats) • Grassland management & forage production • Financial losses relating to disease(s) within farm livestock • Genetic improvement within farm livestock • The growing & production of arable crops (wheat, barley, oats, peas, beans, oilseed rape) • The storage of such crops • Gross margin analysis of agricultural enterprises • Loss of agricultural income resulting from damage, introduction of ...
Dr Kold in TETBURY
Special expertise in diagnostic & surgical orthopaedics, including diagnostic imaging (radiography, ultrasonography), & prior-to-purchase examination disputes ...
Mr Barnett in FARTHINGSTONE
Expert evidence on dogs banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 both for type & behaviour • Behavioural assessments on dogs seized by police as dangerously out of control • Expert evidence given in animal welfare & livestock worrying cases • Have multi-agency working experience with RSPCA, local authorities & animal welfare organisations • Have presented seminars to various groups & professional bodies including veterinary professionals, police officers, local authority officers & charitable bodies • ...
Mr Fairfoull in ABINGDON
Professional negligence • Personal injury • Road traffic accidents • Riding & equestrian sports • Stable operation & management • Horse valuation & sales • Health & safety • Horse breeding & bloodstock issues • Equestrian development • Public & planning inquiries • British Horse Society • Trained in the legal aspects of report writing & giving evidence in court
Mr Edmondson in SHEPTON MALLET
38 years' experience in veterinary practice • Cardiff University Expert Witness • Excellent communication skills • Ability to explain complex technical issues in layman's terms • Author of textbooks • Regular contributor to veterinary & farming journals • Preliminary reports, SJE, PI & criminal work • Peter will discuss potential cases informally ...
Mr Scull in ELLESMERE
Former professional gamekeeper & Head of Gamekeeping & Wildlife Management, British Association for Shooting & Conservation (BASC) • Expertise in legal & illegal traps & trapping • Gamekeeping, game & wildlife management • Poaching of game, deer & fish • Sporting shooting, safety, competence, firearms usage & compliance with best practice • Shooting accidents • Pest & predator control • Hunting with hounds, terriers & coursing dogs • Conflict resolution between public & game shooting activities
Ms Taylor in BANBURY
Expert in horse behaviour, training of horse & rider, competitions, health & safety, best practice, buying & selling, & valuations • Specialising in the Animal Act & negligence cases • Split ~50:50 claimant:defendant • Have trial experience • Have been instructed by a wide range of solicitors • Competed for GB • Fellow of British Horse Society • International judge
Dr Robson in LONDON
Small animal forensic veterinary medicine & surgery, including cruelty & neglect cases of cats, dogs, small mammals & birds • Dangerous dogs & their control • Practising veterinary surgeon for over 35 years • Considerable experience with the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 & the Animal Welfare Act 2006 • Regularly giving evidence in cases brought by the police & other prosecuting authorities • Human deaths & injuries involving dogs
Mrs Baslington-Davies in HIGH PEAK
I can provide expert witness services in cases under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 'Dangerously out of control'. This includes assessment of all the circumstances leading up to an injury by a dog, examining the roles played by dog and victim. It includes an assessment of the dog and the home environment, preparation of a written report and video and photographic assessment.
Ms Connolly in MANCHESTER
30+ years' experience in dog behaviour & training, & temperament assessments • More than 50 court appearances as an expert witness • Good working relationships with many police forces • Dangerous Dogs Act • Dog chasing livestock • Dog assessments for child adoption • Welfare cases Used by many TV & media outlets as an expert for interviews & quotes • Training & behaviour adviser to Pet Education Trust & founder of Parent Pet Club • Solicitor recommendations available ...
Dr Davidson in EPSOM
Forensic veterinary medicine & surgery in cases involving injury, neglect & cruelty particularly in the following species: • Dogs, cats, small pets such as rabbits, small rodents, caged birds, pigeons • Forensic matters involving injuries to persons from animals, including confirmation of identity of animals involved & the linking of human injuries to particular animals • Forensic behavioural evidence particularly relating to dogs, cats & horses • Dangerous dogs, including identification of the types proscribed ...
Ms Cowell in CHERTSEY
Causes of riding & horse-related accidents • Factors affecting horse behaviour, in particular causation of 'mis-behaviour', including 'stable vices' & all ridden, handling & performance problems • All aspects of safety when riding, training & working with horses • Adequacy of all aspects of housing, stable management, handling, teaching, training, riding techniques, instruction
Dr Cooke in LONDON
Expert witness (defence, prosecution & SJE) • Veterinary medicine & surgery - small animal, exotic pet, zoo & wildlife species • Post-mortem examination to forensic standards • Forensic work, including laboratory investigations • Animal welfare: cruelty & unnecessary suffering investigations • Wildlife health & disease • Clinical pathology
Dr Forsyth in YORK
Veterinary medicine & surgery as a general practitioner • Farm animals & domestic pets • Certificate holder in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics & Law • Casualty Veterinary Surgeon at Beverley, Redcar & Doncaster racecourses • Official Veterinary Surgeon acting in abattoirs for meat hygiene & veterinary public health, & animal welfare from farm to abattoir • Equine matters pertaining to performance horses, racehorses, eventers, show jumpers • Transport of animals • Veterinary negligence
Dr Ellis in LLANWRTYD WELLS
Legal problems in general veterinary practice • Professional negligence & insurance claims • Farm animal & equine medical, surgical, health & husbandry problems • Particular interest in parasitology, growth & nutrition in the horse • Animal welfare & negligence • Particular expertise in Riding Establishments Acts • Experienced in pharmaceutical industry with regard to clinical trials • Considerable court experience
Dr Marsden in BIGGAR
Causes of riding & horse-related accidents • All aspects of safety when riding, training or working with horses • Factors affecting horse behaviour, in particular causation of 'misbehaviour', including 'stable-vices' & all riding, handling & performance problems • Adequacy of all aspects of husbandry, housing, stable management, handling, riding techniques, training methods & instruction
Mr Madeiros in BANBURY
Management of a mixed general veterinary practice, including employment of staff, official veterinary service work & veterinary work, including bovines, ovines, porcines, equines, felines, canines (including hydrotherapy) • Professional negligence claims • Animal welfare, cruelty & negligence cases (including RSPCA cases) • Riding schools, measuring equines & equine chiropractic • Agricultural veterinary show work • Avians (including parrots, poultry, rhea, ostrich & emu) - management, nutrition, export/import, ...
Mr Robinson in UPPINGHAM
All matters relating to wild or captive birds (including gamebirds), their parts or derivatives, in the UK & elsewhere • Includes: • Population surveys • Habitat management & destruction issues & population enhancement • Bird-human conflict issues • Cruelty to wild or captive birds • Legislative controls & resultant civil or criminal disputes, e.g. possession of birds, eggs, skins, etc. • UK & international trade controls • Former Head of RSPB Investigations • Extensive courtroom experience in England, Scotland, ...
Dr d'Sa in ALTON
Criminal & civil proceedings for both defence & prosecution cases • Dog behaviour/training & breed identification, including prohibited breeds • Dangerous dogs legislation • Police Dog Legislation Officer (DLO) training • Dog behaviourist for the Metropolitan Police Service Status Dogs Unit • Dog bites • Human fatalities involving dogs • Cat behaviour • Animal behaviour (mammals & birds) • Animal welfare & protection • Animal-related environmental matters • Animal boarding establishments - licensing matters • Animal ...
Dr Bailey in COOKSTOWN
Veterinary medicine & veterinary surgery of: • Cats • Cattle • Dogs • Farm animals • Horses • Sheep • Small animals • Forensic medicine • Veterinary nursing • Veterinary pharmacology • Veterinary pharmacogenetics • Animal by-product regulations • TB testing & movement • Veterinary toxicology • Veterinary practice • Veterinary practice drug testing • Veterinary blood splatter • Veterinary ballistics • Veterinary bioterrorism • Animal hair • Veterinary feather identification • Veterinary document examination • Veterinary crime scene • ...