This list shows every expert witness in the UK Register of Expert Witnesses who claims expertise in Soils. Click on any expert witness to view full details. You may prefer to interactively search the Register.

Dr Purnell in ST ALBANS
Health risk assessment & control of hazards in the workplace • Occupational hygiene • Noise • Hand-arm vibration • COSHH • LEV • Personal protective equipment • Legionella risk assessment & control Areas of expert witness work include: • Investigation of workplace accidents and environmental pollution incidents • Identification of causative factors in cases of occupational ill-health • Examination of work environments and equipment following failure and/or injury • Inspection...
Mr de Silva in LONDON
General civil & structural engineering • Maritime works, including docks & harbours • Reinforced concrete, design & durability • Sub-structures, basements, foundations & piling • Offshore structures • Dams & associated hydraulic structures • Tunnels: bored, drill & blast, & cut & cover • Earth- & water-retaining structures • Waterproofing • Floor finishes
Mr Ruse in LONDON
Specialist in building & construction problems • Forensic engineering • Professional negligence claims • Building defects • Investigation of structural failures • Material failure investigation • Foundation problems & subsidence • Soil survey & testing • Foundation design • Structural reinstatement • Condition surveys • Party wall disputes • Risk assessment • Clear, concise, easily understandable reports which get to the heart of the matter
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
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
Natural & artificial sports surfaces • Soil, grass, sand, top dressing & rootzone materials • Field & laboratory performance testing • Playing & surface quality assessment • Drainage • Sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) for sports & amenity surfaces • Materials for all sports played on natural & artificial (outdoor) surfaces • Golf, football, rugby, hockey, cricket, bowls, croquet, polo, amenity turf, outdoor sport • Domestic lawns • Multi-use games areas (MUGAs), 3G pitches, 'Astroturf' • Equestrian arenas & tracks
Over 40 years of professional experience investigating water-related problems in construction and environmental health. Acted as expert or single joint expert for over 300 civil and criminal cases, arbitration, adjudication and public enquiries. Specification and management of water and water protection systems • Drainage • Sewage treatment • Septic tanks • Soakaways • Drinking water supply and treatment • Hydrology and flood analysis • Health risk management of industrial and coolant water...
Mr White in BRISTOL
Over 25 years’ environment sector experience as regulator & consultant • Expert in waste treatment infrastructure commercial disputes & claims since 2010 • Expert in permit breaches, civil disputes & criminal cases (e.g. Environmental Protection Act, Waste Shipments, Duty of Care) • Cross-examined in Crown Court & International Tribunal • Former Environment Agency investigation & enforcement officer • PACE trained • Conveys complex technical & regulatory information into plain English
Mr Gallagher in MANCHESTER
Containment systems engineering for landfills, tailings lagoons & heap leach pads • Geosynthetics engineering & use • Geosynthetics testing • Steepwall lining systems for deep quarry landfills • Composite lining systems, including clay, bentonite-enriched soil (BES), geomembranes, geotextiles • Leachate & landfill gas • Earthworks • Safety & risk in geotechnical engineering • Construction quality assurance (CQA) • Waste management & disposal • Ground investigation
Mr Webber in HARROGATE
Soil mechanics • Foundation engineering • Mineral stability • Contaminated land • Slope instabilities • Conditions of contract • Development constraints
Dr Dowrick in NORWICH
Forensic reports • Microscopic investigation • Technical photography • Scientific photography • Biological photography • Light microscopy • Phase contrast microscopy • DIC microscopy • Macro photography • Micro photography • Micro videography • Timelapse capture - macro and micro • Flow cytometry • Cell biology • Microbiology • Entomology • Food science
Professor Wiltshire in ASHTEAD
Forensic ecology • Forensic botany • Forensic palynology • Forensic mycology • Vegetation analysis • Plant identification • Fungi identification • Gut contents analysis • Crime scene evaluation • Soil & sediment analysis of organic particulates • Differentiation of kill from deposition sites • Human remains location • Identification of offender pathways • Timing of events (post mortem interval) • Poisoning by plants & fungi
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....
Geotechnical engineering • Site investigation • Foundations • Settlement & subsidence • Earth-retaining structures • Slope stabilisation • Earthworks & roads • Soft compressible soils • Ground treatment • Tailings dams, tips & lagoons • River diversions, canals, weirs, irrigation • Groundwater & geohydrology • Mines & quarries • Environmental remediation • Contaminated & derelict land • Pollution studies & treatment • Waste management & disposal • Chemical waste • Geosynthetics & geomembranes
Soil mechanics • Foundation engineering • Mineral stability • Slope instabilities • Conditions of contract • Development constraints • Offshore foundations
Land drainage • Flood risk • Soil surveys • Soil husbandry • Land restoration • Water holdings structures/constructed wetlands • Natural flood management • Diffuse Water Pollution from Agriculture (DWPA) • Particular experience of soils and drainage along cross-country construction projects, such as pipeline installations • Providing consultancy and expert witness for soils and drainage disputes related to land development, land severance and breaches in land drainage law in England and Wales
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 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 Hodgkiss in NORWICH
Expert advice can be given in all aspects of asbestos in the field of occupational hygiene, including historic exposure assessment, rent arbitrations or litigations resulting from irreversible damage to belongings & /or property

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