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 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 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 Emblin in LEIGH-ON-SEA
Intermediary negligence, recklessness & fraud • Insurance practice & regulation • Insurance policy interpretation • Property insurance & business interruption • Employers' public & products liability • Marine insurance & reinsurance • Reinsurance claims & disputes • Life assurance • I am happy to consider last minute enquiries
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 Gregory in NEWARK
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 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 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 Mulder in BRISTOL
Expert witness in aquatic ecology, surface & groundwater investigation, pollution risk assessment, harm & remediation strategies • Specialist in environmental regulation as former Environment Agency officer • Chartered Environmentalist • Expert in Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA), Water Framework Directive (WRA) Assessment, Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) & completing Environmental Impact & Risk Assessments (EIA & ERA) to support developments, permits & planning
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 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 Edmondson in SHEPTON MALLET
38 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 • Preliminary reports, SJE, PI & criminal work...
Mr Hall in DUNFERMLINE
Farm business consultant with over 20 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
Dr Smith in CREDITON
Fish kills • Environmental impact assessment • Pollution • Agricultural waste • Remote sensing • Toxicity testing • Freshwater biology • Estuarine biology • Marine biology • Aquatic chemistry • Arbitration • Quantum • Freshwater pollution • River pollution • Marine pollution • Conservation • Environmental monitoring • Discharges • Effluents • Oil pollution • Contaminated cargo, e.g. fish...
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 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 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
Dr Fox in LEAMINGTON SPA
Water-related aspects of public and environmental health • Specification, costing and testing of water, sewerage and damp-proofing systems • Microbiology and control of infectious waterborne diseases, moulds and related allergenic agents • Sampling of airborne mould spores • Diagnosis and remediation of water ingress, flooding and structural dampness in buildings • Stormwater drainage and flood analysis • Sewage treatment plants, septic tanks and soakaways • Occupational hygiene, health risk assessment and...
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
Mr Alford in COLCHESTER
Personal injury accidents in: • Factories • Workshops • Construction sites • Warehouses • Chemical plants • Power stations • Offshore platforms • Quarries • Docks • Transport premises • Agricultural premises • Offices • Shops • Fairgrounds • Leisure centres • Theme parks • Vehicles • Private dwellings • Places of public assembly • Streets, etc. • Also work-related upper limb disorders, asbestos-related diseases, occupational asthma & other work-related diseases
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
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 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...