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
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 Blowey in GLOUCESTER
50 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 & chickens • Transport of cattle, sheep & pigs • Mastitis in cattle • Lameness in cattle • Milk quality & milk hygiene • Director of Gloucester Veterinary Consultancy Ltd
Mr Wood in DUMFRIES
Formerly employed by the Health & Safety Executive as one of HM Inspectors of Health & Safety, my expertise lies in the investigation of industrial accidents & the interpretation of health & safety legislation • Particular fields of expertise are: • Forestry • Sawmilling • Agriculture • Construction • General manufacturing • Oil & gas industry • The company I run employs specialists in noise & vibration, lifting machinery & appliances, asbestos & fire
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 Short in BRAINTREE
Business valuations: • Sole trader & partnership • Share valuations: • HM Revenue & Customs • Divorce • Sale • Shareholder disputes • Divorce: • Valuation of assets & analysis of funds of settlement • Analytical review of financial statements • Financial loss claims: • Loss of earnings of profits due to personal injury, negligence, breach of contract • Trusts: • Valuation of interests...
Mr Leddington-Hill in NEWMARKET
Farm management • Horticultural economics • Arable farming • Livestock farming • Personal injury • Producer groups • Grants • Subsidies • Renewables • Environmental farming • Organic production • Quantum • Diversification
Mr Gregory in LOUGHBOROUGH
Accident investigation • Appliances - gas • Gas safety • Gas distribution • Gas utilisation • Pressure control • Gas metering • Noise-induced hearing loss (deafness) • Hand-arm vibration • Pneumatic power tools • Pneumatic conveying • Bulk solids • Offshore oil & gas • Agriculture • Occupational health & safety • Woodworking • Technical audits • Performance testing • Life testing • Technical compliance • Equipment failure • Slipping & tripping
Mr Watson in WIGAN
Combinable and potato crop agronomy • Fertiliser recommendations for all crop types except fruit • Sprayer filling and dilute pesticide washing disposal by biobeds and biofilters • Land-based legislation and effective practical interpretation on farm related to the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), including all Good Agricultural and Environmental Conditions (GAECs) and Statutory Management Requirements (SMRs) covering water protection, nitrate vulnerable zones (NVZs), water abstraction, groundwater, soil...
Mr Sanders in TIVERTON
Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor with considerable expert witness & litigation experience, including: • Arbitration & Higher Tier Tribunals • Banking & other business & property disputes • Farm business advice, including finance & business restructuring • Agricultural insolvency & receivership • Planning & development • Agricultural tenancies, including as an adviser to Defra as a member of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group (TRIG) • Chairs the RICS Agricultural Tenancies Monitoring Group (ATMG) • Experience...
Mr Lacey in LANGPORT
Agronomy • Single farm payment • Advice on implementation of organic & environmental schemes • Providing appraisals & assessments on the restructuring of estates & farming businesses • Providing business plans for agricultural businesses & operations • Agricultural machinery operation • Dairy parlour operation • Grain storage • Aspects involving the operation & running of agricultural businesses • Fertiliser recommendations
Mr Procter in CAMBRIDGE
Rural & agricultural property: • Agricultural landlord & tenant disputes, Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 & Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 • Rent reviews, notice to quit & remedy of breaches of terms of tenancies • Valuations of farm & rural property • Freehold & tenancy valuations • Rental & capital valuations • Compulsory purchases & compensation • Divorce • Family disputes • Partnership & company valuations • Inheritance & capital gains tax valuations • Leasehold enfranchisement • Valuation for insolvency &...
Mr Humphrey in MAIDSTONE
Personal injury & fatal accidents, including: • Falling, tripping & slipping accidents • Workplace hazards • Machinery hazards • Manual handling, lifting & repetitive strain injury • Industry hazards • Cranes, lifts & forklift truck accidents • Domestic hazards • Commercial premises hazards & accidents • Sports & leisure accidents & hazards • Fairground & playground accidents • Musculoskeletal injury & diseases • Industrial products, including: • Defective equipment • Equipment failures • Product liability...
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...
Mr Edmondson in SHEPTON MALLET
40 years in farm animal 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 Cattle diseases • Personal injury claims • Accidents • Fertility • Milk quality & mastitis • Milking machines • Herd management & husbandry • Professional negligence • Antibiotic residues
Mr Bentley in ABERYSTWYTH
Assessment and design of silage, slurry and manure handling, storage and application equipment and facilities • Compliance with agri-pollution legislation • Agricultural land management, including soil, manure and vegetation management practice
Mr Gittins in ABERYSTWYTH
A specialist in egg and poultry meat (chicken) production, with particular reference to legislation, production costs and flock performance.
Mr Danks in READING
Town & country planning: • Environmental impact • Environmental protection: • Environmental management • Environmental monitoring • Water: • Water resources • Water quality • River pollution • Effluent pollution, analysis & treatment • Air: • Odour pollution & nuisance • Agriculture: • Agricultural engineering • Agricultural construction & use regulations • Health & safety accidents • Irrigation systems
Mr Winnard in BURGESS HILL
Farm management • Livestock farming • Arable farming • Horticulture, especially top & soft fruit, hops & stone fruit • Contract farming • Agriculture • Set-aside • Rent reviews • Diversification • Personal injury • Access disputes • Rural businesses • Equine & liveries • Subsidies & grants
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, reptiles (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,...
Mr Mills in LONDON
Insurance and reinsurance disputes, including arbitration • 35 years' reinsurance/insurance underwriting, claims and leadership experience • Implications of COVID-19 claims on the re/insurance market
Mr Sandell in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Regulation of general health & safety in GB • Use & applicability of health & safety legislation in the wider leisure & entertainment industries with particular expertise in the fairground, theme park, leisure park & similar businesses • Application & interpretation of health & safety legislation & guidance in general & industry-specific scenarios, e.g. fairgrounds, theme & leisure parks, theatre, etc. • Safe use & management of work equipment generally & of fairground & theme park equipment • Assessment...
Dr Shipton in EAST CHELBOROUGH
Management systems for ruminants for production and welfare • Farm infrastructure and mechanisation for farm operations, animal welfare, environmental legislative requirements • Soil management • Forage crop production, fertiliser and agronomic requirements and cost of production • Feeding of ruminants, i.e. dairy, beef and sheep, ration requirements and feeding regimes • Environmental phosphate balancing • Financial planning for farm businesses and losses incurred from third party actions
Mr Hall in DUNFERMLINE
Farm business consultant with over 26 years' experience of a wide range of farming systems from livestock to intensive vegetable & potato production • Provided a range of expert witness & insurance reports including: • Review of fencing & farming practice in relation to straying livestock • Review of suitability of livestock handling & broader facilities following injury to farm workers • Appeared in Scottish Land Court as an expert witness in the Morrison Lowe -v- Paterson rent review case