Dr Broomfield in MANCHESTER
Air quality, odour & health impacts specialist with BA chemistry from the University of Cambridge & PhD atmospheric chemistry • Over 25 years' experience as an industry specialist at ICI & in consultancy • Mark has appeared as an expert witness on 40 occasions up to January 2021 on issues including odour & air quality impact assessment; environmental & health effects of waste management; perception of health risks; road traffic emissions; & effects of air pollution on natural habitats
Mr Ross in LEEDS
All fields of textiles, including: • Fibre • Yarn • Fabric • Apparel • Furnishings • Floor coverings • Colour measurement • Flammability • Product safety • Also plastic flexible films • Candles & oil/candle burners • Personal protective equipment • Sports equipment
Mr Clery in BRISTOL
James Clery has over 20 years of experience acting as an expert witness and providing reports and live testimony for both prosecution and defence, in both the UK and worldwide. Working at the highest levels in high-profile cases, he is acknowledged as one of the UK leaders in forensic biology, sexual-based cases, crime scenes and complex statistical analyses of mixture profiles. His specialities are as follows: • STR DNA profiling • Y-STR testing • Low Copy Number (LCN) • DNA...
Mr Rudd in KINGSTON UPON THAMES
Kevin Rudd is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in the UK & is the only member in the British Cement Industry who has achieved this status • With ~20 years' experience, including: • Expert witness • Due diligence • Cement plant feasibility studies • Green or brown field cement plant project management • Technical & financial evaluation of equipment • Factory acceptance testing • Cement plant operations • Cement industry insurance claim investigations • Troubleshooting for cement kilns & mills
Dr Schmidt in PENARTH
Experienced in the preparation & critical review of patent specifications, expert reports, legal briefs & complaints (to Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman & Information Commissioner's Office) in regulatory & quality control & assurance matters relating to medical devices (including electrical equipment, e.g. e-cigarettes), pharmaceuticals, herbal medicines, cosmetics products & their ingredients in the EU & US, with forensic & information technology/information retrieval skills...
Mr Hepher in KINGSTON UPON THAMES
Nick Hepher is a highly experienced cement process engineer, with specialist knowledge for milling, pyro-processes, particle and separation technologies. With over 40 years' experience on the 'front line', Nick's 'hands on' approach has involved him in all aspects of the business, including process design, sales, contract execution, spares and services. He has been responsible for the engineering aspects of projects, both 'turn-key' and 'supply-only', and involved in sales and project management...
Dr Norris in HARROGATE
Inhalation toxicology • Biochemistry • Central nervous system • Combustion or fire toxicology • Multiple chemical sensitivity • Human health risk assessment • Industrial chemicals • Fire-retardant chemicals • Pharmaceuticals • Pesticides • Anaesthetic agents • Cyanide • Carbon monoxide • Eurotox Registered Toxicologist, 1998 • Full Member of British Toxicology Society, 1998 • Diplomate, American Board of Toxicologists, 1996 • Full Member of Society of Toxicology, 1986 • Member of editorial boards for Inhalation Toxicology &...
Mr Strudwick in MANCHESTER
All fields of textiles, including: • Fibre • Yarn • Apparel fabric • Furnishing fabric • Floor coverings • General product safety • Material identification • Colour fastness • Colour measurement • Microbiology • Oven gloves • Hot water bottles
Mr Gotham in PEMBROKE DOCK
Jake is a Chartered Process Engineer with 23 years' experience in the refining industry. He has worked in several roles, including: • refinery process engineering • business planning • corporate hydroprocessing technical support • hydroprocessing technology licensing • technical consultancy • technical management. Jake also has experience in greenfield and revamp commissioning activities, and in working at multiple refinery locations worldwide.
Ms Heasman in ATHERSTONE
Provision of expert witness services in areas such as: • Waste management & treatment • Landfill sites • Health effects of waste management facilities & contaminated land • Assessment of risks from contaminated land, including risks to water & to human health
Mr Kershaw in WARRINGTON
EC-registered Analytical Chemist (until register closed March 2014) • EC-registered eligibility as Qualified Person in the pharmaceutical industry • Senior Lecturer in Forensic Analytical Science & Forensic Science Subject Leader at Manchester Metropolitan University • Former member of several MAFF, EC, BSI & ISO committees & working parties • Author of both refereed papers & other articles • Microbiological & chemical consultancy, testing & writing, including chemistry, chemicals, microbiology, micro-organisms,...
Professor Denney in SEVENOAKS
Body fluids, alcohol in • Chemical analysis, alcohol backtrack calculations • Analysis of drugs • Drug abuse • Drugs on banknotes • Forensic science • Breath analysers • Pharmaceutical & clinical analysis • Hazardous chemicals • Breath & blood alcohol values • DNA interpretation • Formerly Visiting Professor in Forensic Science at Kingston University
Mr White in TAVISTOCK
Water resources • Water quality • Water supply, distribution • Drinking water quality & treatment • Sewage, waste water management • Oil spill environmental impact assessment, pollution, treatment • River pollution • Contaminated land relative to water quality • Legionella risk assessments
Dr Haynes in MANCHESTER
Dr Haynes has a clinical interest in autologous transfusion, patient blood management, viscoelastometric tests and cell salvage.
Dr Watt in MANCHESTER
Dr Watt has a broad haematology clinical practice including haemato-oncology, haemostasis and thrombosis and general haematological conditions.
Dr Muller in LONDON
Environmental assessments may be rendered invalid unless adequate answers can be provided for key questions such as the following: • Is the technical/statistical method suitable to address the actual question? • Does the location and timing of sample collections make sense? • Are there gaps/errors in or discrepancies between environmental data sets? • Which assumptions and details are 'hidden' within results derived from models?...
Professor Grantham in LONDON
Concrete use, specification & failure investigation • Mortar • Render • Screed flooring • Plastics • Polymers • Sealants • Paint • Chemical analysis • Ceramic tiling, internal & external • Corrosion • Reinforcement corrosion • Petrographic analysis • Alkali-silica reaction (ASR) • UKAS accredited for selected tests
Dr Buck in ASHBOURNE
Chimney stack emissions & dispersion • Air pollution: dispersion & effects • Occupational hygiene & safety • Toxicology of industrial & environmental chemicals • Biological & chemical aspects of forensic science • Analytical chemistry • Odour assessment & control • Environmental & occupational noise
Professor Moore in LONDON
Hepatology • Liver disease • Ascites • Hepatorenal • Cirrhosis • Acute liver failure • Hepatic encephalopathy • Drug hepatotoxicity • Drug-induced liver injury • Clinical pharmacology & therapeutics • Adverse effects of drugs, alcohol, paracetamol overdose • Biochemical analysis • Mass spectrometry • Drug patent disputes • Oxidative stress • Clinical biochemistry • General internal medicine • Acute medicine • Acute medical emergencies
Mr Ashworth in BACUP
Packaging & packaging materials • Paints, lacquers, inks & varnishes • Polymer analysis • Building materials • Corrosion & coatings • On-site investigations • Chemical analysis • Forensic science
Dr Hayley Ash BSc MSc PhD MITAI LCGI MIET CEng in DURHAM
Hayley Ash leads the forensic engineering team at Keith Borer Consultants. She specialises in both civil and criminal cases involving road accident investigation and reconstruction, vehicle examination, personal injury and collisions involving cars, motorcycles, public service vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Her reports deal with human factors, driver reaction times, vehicle factors, road safety audits, speed assessment/analysis and image analysis....
Professor Robery in SOLIHULL
Materials specialist, investigating matters involving: • Concrete technology • Warehouse floors & hardstandings • Failure of concrete repair works • Concrete durability & specification • Concrete placing, bleed & shrinkage cracking • Paints & coatings for concrete • Air entrainment of concrete & performance in freezing conditions • Construction in hot climates • Underground concrete construction • Concrete test methods & data interpretation • General forensic examination of construction failures
Dr Douse in TAUNTON
FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES OF THE YEAR 2019 FORENSIC EXPERT OF THE YEAR 2018 FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS OF THE YEAR 2017 (EXPLOSIVES) FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS SERVICES OF THE YEAR 2016 as a result of a poll of 100,000 solicitors and barristers carried out by Lawyer Monthly magazine. • Expert Witness Institute (EWI) Number: 1168 • The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) Number: 8984...
Eur Ing Clarke in LONDON
Experience covers failure investigations on: • Metals: ferrous & non-ferrous • Non-metals: plastics & glass • Welding & fabrication • Lifting equipment, cranes, hoists, chains, nylon slings & hooks • Fire damage • Plant & machinery component failures • Construction materials & components: bolts, rebar, glazing units, etc. • Surface coatings: metallic, organic or thermally sprayed • Non-destructive testing • Historic structures & materials: bronze, cast iron & wrought iron • Corrosion problems: inland & marine •...
Mr Baker in STOKE-ON-TRENT
Glass analysis • Paint analysis • Fibre analysis • Footwear mark & toolmark comparisons • Forensic evidence, general • Analytical chemistry • Drink drive calculations • Drug analysis, valuation & packaging • MDT analysis • Drug driving • Electronic tags
Professor Johnston in LONDON
Professor Johnston is a Clinical Pharmacologist and Toxicologist with over 40 years of experience in providing expert testimony to the criminal, family, civil and coroners' courts. He provides expert advice to both the defence and prosecution in cases involving the use of drugs. He has the support of an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory (UKAS 7641) for drug analysis. The laboratory specialises in drugs and alcohol in driving cases, including alcohol technical defence.
Ms Anne Franc CBiol MSB in LONDON
Forensic Equity is a leading provider of forensic science services. With well over 1,000 years of combined experience, our forensic scientists cover all of the major forensic disciplines. All of our services and fee rates are suitable for legal aid applicants. We are always happy to receive case papers and will assess them and provide an initial opinion without charge....