Eur Ing Watts in HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
Environmental noise impact assessment • Measurement of noise & vibration • Sound insulation • Road traffic noise • Railway noise • Noise, nuisance • Industrial noise • Noise, planning • Building acoustics • Recreation noise
Mr Moodie in LONDON
Electrical contracting • Electrical installation • Electrical drawing & design services • Electrical building service engineering • Electrical estimation
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
Mr Chinelis in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Noise • Planning applications - noise impact assessments • Discharge of planning conditions • Noise nuisance assessments • Construction noise assessment • Noise chapters for EIA • Occupational risk assessment & control • Vibration • Train-induced vibration • Footfall-induced vibration • Construction vibration • Vibration impact assessment for EIA • Occupational risk assessment & control
TCRI (Traffic Collision Reconstruction & Investigation Ltd) in WORCESTER
Road traffic accident prevention & reconstruction • Road traffic control systems, management & safety • Road traffic signals (traffic lights), timing analysis, operation • Road traffic engineering • Cycling, road use • Road junctions & safety • Mechanical accident investigation • Bicycles, motor vehicles, motorcycles & public service vehicles • Tachograph analysis • Motorcycle accident reconstruction • CCTV image analysis • Image enhancement • Highway maintenance • Highways • Video image analysis, simulation & visualisation •...
Mr Widdowson in BURNHAM-ON-SEA
Over 40 years' experience in highway design & construction with particular expertise in Department for Transport design standards, including driver visibility, stopping sight distances, horizontal & vertical curvature, crossfalls & superelevation • Experience in highway authority standards, traffic management at roadworks, traffic signs regulations, road safety audits, accident records & accident investigations
Eur Ing Davies in OXTED
45 years' experience in electrical power generation, transmission & utilisation • Will advise on power & lighting in buildings, transmission & distribution lines, cables, switchgear, transformers, current & voltage transformers, etc. • Auxiliary power supplies, UPS & standby generation, etc. • Power station equipment & layout • Investigations into failure or mal-operation of electrical & mechanical equipment & accessories • Electrical safety, burns & electrocution • Review & advice on electrical billing
Mr Swayne in GREAT MISSENDEN
I have extensive experience in the design, specification, supervision and/or project management of mechanical engineering services installations, on a wide variety of commissions, including healthcare projects....
Mr Witchalls in READING
Advise public & private sector clients with respect to transport planning, policy & engineering aspects of land & policy proposals & commercial & residential developments in the UK & Europe • Given evidence at High Court planning appeals, plan & CPO inquiries & Select Committee • Key areas of expertise: • Traffic & transport impact assessments • Transport policy • Green travel plans • Parking • Junction assessment & design • Traffic appraisal & modelling • Sustainable transport & development • Interchange design
Eur Ing Barraclough in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Electrical engineer • Domestic appliances, fires • Plumbing fittings, failures • Electromechanical devices • Security doors • Security grilles • Agricultural engineering
Mr Maley in MILTON KEYNES
Warehouse, distribution & logistics operations • Warehouse & supply chain audits • Warehouse processes & warehouse management systems • Operational & business system reviews for distribution companies • Fitness-for-purpose reviews • Systems specification & selection • Warehouse layout & design • Warehouse equipment • Forklift trucks • Manual handling • Racking, shelving, design & installation • Warehouse floors, pallets & containers • Radio data (radio frequency) terminals & systems • Bar-coding labelling • Third party logistics...
Eur Ing Lister in GODALMING
Technical fields: • Airport ground handling systems & equipment • Mobile & static airport ground power systems • Light rapid transit & people-mover systems • Guided vehicles, design & application • Automation & robotics • Automated steel foundry & aluminium smelter plants • Mechanical handling systems & equipment • Tractor, trailer & general vehicle design • Integrated military transport systems • Civil & military truck designs • Electric & hybrid vehicles • Electric & electronic equipment • Pharmaceutical advanced...
Eur Ing Simpson in EASTBOURNE
Keith has wide knowledge and experience in building services engineering (UK/international) in mechanical and electrical systems; private, public and military sectors. • Forensic engineering analysis professional competence - compliance with regulations, standards UK, EU(EN) • Power generation and electrical installations (power and lighting) design and construction • Mechanical (HVAC) engineering systems • Air conditioning/handling systems (central chillers, etc.)...
Eur Ing Williamson in CHELTENHAM
Over 30 years as a Chartered Engineer • Mechanical, electrical & manufacturing engineering • Alleged product failures • Health & safety • Alleged patent & intellectual property infringements • Manufacturing & process techniques, plant & machinery • Medical equipment • Batteries • Metal finishing - electroplating • Heat treatment • Engineering for non-engineers • UK, Europe & USA • Equally happy to write a short report, he has experience of cases extending over several years. Unusually, he has laboratories, workshops & a...
Dr Barney in SEDBERGH
An active longstanding member of the Lift, Escalator & Moving Walks Committee (MHE/4) of the British Standards Institution • Professional qualified with over 50 years' experience within the lift industry, at the theoretical & practical levels • Expertise in vertical transportation facilities (lifts, escalators, moving walks) in buildings • Specialisations include: regulations & standards, people movement, traffic & control design, safety training, reviews, audits & surveys • Experience in dealing...
Mr Allan Watton in BOLTON
Expert Services The specialists within Best Practice Group have extensive experience in providing Expert Witness Services as part of litigation or dispute resolution. We work with firms of solicitors and barristers along with their clients and lay-clients to provide wholly objective and independent Expert Witness Services. Our technical people assess technical evidence to determine levels of liability and delineation of roles and responsibilities in major programmes and projects. Our...
Professor Arnold in SOUTHAMPTON
Accident, fire & explosion investigation in electrical installations • Electrical apparatus & plant failure • Electricity generation, transmission, distribution & supply, overhead lines & underground cables • Electrical installations disputes • High reliability systems • Renewable energy, feasibility, design, advice • Electrical power systems, design, installation, commissioning, operation & maintenance...
Mr Smart in BRECON
Advice to legal teams & media on electrical installations, primarily relating to quality of installation & compliance with safety requirements • Experience in litigation, arbitration & criminal cases, manslaughter & drug-related installations
Dr Szmidt in AYR
Anaerobic digestion • Odour & emissions from compost & related facilities • Environmental & societal pollution • Agricultural pollution • Waste management & recycling • Facility design & operation • Production of compost & composted waste • Use, quality & fertiliser value of compost & digestate for horticulture & agriculture • Mushroom & hydroponic production systems • Cannabis cultivation • Microbial content, contamination & pollution of compost...
Mr Dyer in HOVE
Independent aircraft accident analysis • Professional misconduct - maintenance engineering • Professional misconduct - commercial aircraft operation • Negligent aircraft maintenance • Negligent aircraft operation • Inadequate safety management • Disputes concerning complex aviation technology • ADR - RAeS arbitrator
Eur Ing Ward in BUXTON
Chartered Mechanical & Electrical Engineer, Dick Ward has more than 30 years' international consulting experience in the design & management of industrial projects involving electrical installations, power generation (steam, diesel & gas turbine), process & mechanical handling plant, particularly for the chemical, metal, mining, pulp, paper, packaging & power industries • He also advises on plant operations & maintenance practices • Consulted frequently in cases of contractual dispute, machine failure &...
Mr Ferguson in LONDON
Advice on traffic & access relating to site development • Hotels • Food & non-food retail • Housing & change of use • Support of unitary development plans policy at public inquiry • Traffic impact assessment • Evidence given on behalf of a number of prominent developers & agencies, including Elbrook C & C Ltd, Blue Orange Core, Bright Stars Nursery Ltd & London Borough of Harrow
Mr Bull in STAINES-UPON-THAMES
Aircraft damage or delay, resulting in loss of aircraft use or loss of profits • Aircraft repair, maintenance (including maintenance errors), engineering or modification • The purchase, sale & transfer of aircraft, including engines & spares • Aircraft leasing & finance, including asset assurance, monitoring, delivery, redelivery & repossession • Airworthiness, technical records & regulatory compliance • Commercial & technical due diligence or business disputes involving the associated organisations, including...
Mr Aitken in LEATHERHEAD
Electronics failure, including integrated circuit, printed circuit board, component & power electronics failures • Capacitor failures • Assessment of the impact of operating environment on materials, electrical systems & electronic systems, including the effects of pollution, mechanical & electronic stresses • Failure analysis & troubleshooting of consumer & industrial electronics & electro-mechanical systems • Forensic investigation & analysis of electrical & electronic fires • Safety & compliance of...
Mr Lock in DORKING
A senior manager of structures & design within an engineering consultancy (established over 30 years) • Over 20 years' experience, with specialist knowledge of the following: • The roll-over of heavy goods vehicles • Structural analysis • Computational structural analysis • Design • Structural design
Mr Coates in LEATHERHEAD
Electrical power cables in the voltage range 400V to 132kV, specifically: • Failure assessment • Use & fitness for purpose • Installation conditions • Performance & selection • Joints, terminations & accessories associated with the above cables
Dr Brown in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Accident investigation • Permit to work & isolation • Machinery safety & guarding • Work at height & falling objects • Workplace transport • Confined space entry • Construction Design Management Regulations (CDM) • Safety management systems • Culture & behavioural safety
Mr Jackson in LIVERPOOL
All aspects of pre-hospital care, including the full range of medical & trauma conditions, including the assessment & management of: • Cardiac arrest & arrhythmias • Medical emergencies (abdominal pain, chest pain, breathlessness, headache) • Traumatic emergencies (head trauma, spinal trauma, thoracic trauma, abdominal trauma, limb trauma & trauma in pregnancy) • Paediatric emergencies • Obstetric & gynaecological emergencies • Administration of medicines under POMS exemption • All pre-hospital...
Mr Sykes in PRESTON
TMT Sector • Public & Private Sector Technology Procurement Projects • Information Technology • Data Centres, Hospitals, Airports • Electrical & Electronic Engineering • IT & Telecommunications Fitness for Purpose • Patents & Intellectual Property Rights • Computer Control Systems • Industrial Electronic Machine/Process Controllers...
Mr Cowan in LONDON
Software testing • Software delivery • Software quality • Bespoke software build & implementation • Software as a service (SaaS) implementation • Commercial off the shelf software (COTS) implementation Mr Cowan is a Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society • Certified Software Test Professional • Certified Scrum Master • Certified Prosci Change Manager Mr Cowan has concentrated his career on the implementation of software systems to both large and small organisations....
Mr Dilloway in BRISTOL
I have over 35 years' experience working with computers and more than 12 years and 170 cases as an expert witness. My work clarifies technical evidence simply and concisely, and assists common understanding of cases among lawyers, clients and experts. I produce clearly worded reports and clear spoken evidence. Criminal cases include indecent images, terrorism, false accounting, computer misuse and unauthorised access, fraud, extreme and prohibited images, drug importation and cultivation....
Mr Peabody in TRURO
Bespoke software development projects • IT systems design & development - hardware, system software, communications & networks • Project management methodology & the conduct of IT projects • Selection & use of software products & IT technology • Business benefit - use of technology • Valuation of computer & network/communication equipment (quantum) & obsolescence • Execution of supply/outsource contracts & supplier/client management
Dr Cowley in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Health & safety management systems • Organisational culture • Training & education • Incident investigation • Workplace traffic management • Machinery safety & guarding • Manual handling • Noise • Thermal comfort & stress • Confined space entry • COSHH assessments • Airborne contaminant control
Mr Williams in READING
Crop storage & processing systems, grain silos, storage buildings, grain drying & milling equipment • Vegetable storage systems • Failure investigation • Investigation of accidents & injuries • Inspection of agricultural machinery, tractors, harvesting & materials handling equipment • Failure investigation • Investigation for accidents & personal injury • Working in UK & internationally
Mr Coyne in PRESTON
TMT Disputes • IT & Telecommunications Fitness for Purpose • IT Outsourcing & Project Disputes • Project Delay Analysis • Digital Communications • Patents & Intellectual Property Rights • Software Copyright • Computer Forensics • Mobile Forensics • Data Recovery • Cell Site Analysis • Disaster Recovery • Data Security...
Mr Bennett in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Electrical engineering • CE & PUWER conformity • Project management • Control systems • Machinery safety • Functional safety • Electrical inspection & testing
Mr Morris in EDINBURGH
Building services engineering, mechanical & electrical • Commercial vehicles • Mechanical components & machinery failure investigations • Engineering design
Dr Hill in BATH
Commercial disputes & accident investigations within the railway industry between manufacturers, suppliers, infrastructure owners, operators & /or users of equipment & services • Skills offered include problem solving, reverse engineering, system analysis, design review & technical audit • Focusing on railway system technology, particularly traction vehicle electrical drives, power distribution & collection systems, signalling, communications, system integration & EMI/EMC
Mr Murray in ANTRIM
Mechanical engineering • Process engineering • Machine design • Hazard analysis • Litigation work • Health & safety at work • Safety in work practices • Guarding & control of machinery • Lifting equipment & lifting hazards • Analysis of equipment failures • Handling of hazardous materials • Road traffic accidents, personal injury
Dr Lockwood in LEATHERHEAD
Electrical power systems • Switchgear • Transformers • Variable speed drives (VSDs) • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) • Power electronics • Circuit breakers • Switches • Transient voltages • Generators • Busbars • Electrical faults • Electro-mechanical devices • Relays • Solonoids • Electrical motors • Electrical heaters • Control systems • Boiler controls • SF6 breakers • Batteries • Vacuum circuit breakers
Mr Rollason in LONDON
Mechanical & electrical building services, including: • Air conditioning • Ventilation • Heating • Hot & cold water services • Contractual disputes • Duties of parties involved in the design, installation & inspection of mechanical & electrical works
Mr Anderson in DORKING
Technical Authority of structural analysis for a major consultancy operating worldwide • Over nearly 30 years my particular fields of expertise are: • Stress analysis • Structural design, analysis, engineering & integrity • Finite element analysis • Fatigue • Fracture mechanics • Creep • Crack growth • Failure analysis • Dynamics • Vibration • Shock • Non-destructive testing • Design code assessments • Pipewhip • Missiles • Jet loadings • Blast • Safety cases • Risk management • Probabilistic analysis • Peer review
Dr Smith in MAIDSTONE
Forensic engineering associated with: • Incident investigation & reconstruction, including those associated with construction sites, infrastructure, buildings, factories or other places of work • JCT contracts • Incident or equipment failure causality analysis leading to personal injury or property damage • Investigations that require the support of hazardous operations analysis & failure mode evaluation • Incidents involving human & machine interface, including use of displays, machines & manual...
Eur Ing Gray in LONDON
Hugh Gray is a Consultant Engineer with over 25 years' experience. His main area of expertise is lifts, escalators and window cleaning equipment design. Hugh has hands-on lift experience and started with the installation and maintenance of lifts. Since 1993 his main area of work has been lift statutory inspections and lift consultancy. The sectors covered are residential, retail, commercial, transport, health care and social housing. Hugh is based between his London and Manchester offices...