Mr Crosby in MANCHESTER
Personal injury, including slips & trips • Accommodation reports for disabled people • Housing disrepair • Professional negligence • Pre-acquisition surveys • Investigation & analysis of building defects, defective works, boundary & building disputes • Property valuations
Mr White in HIGH WYCOMBE
Richard has over 45 years' experience in the design, specification, supply, installation and performance in service of timber, and over 30 years' experience as an expert witness. He also acts in expert determination and as an expert adviser. Richard has investigated and reported on diverse matters relating to timber, wood-based panels and associated products. His expert witness work is primarily in the construction industry, for example involving structural timber, doors and windows, wood trim,...
Mr Ford in BATH
Carry out site visits with purpose of independent inspection of failed flooring (including moisture testing) to identify the reason for failure, providing technical advice and solutions and to produce a report in preparation for possible legal action and act as an expert witness • Types of hard flooring inspected include: wooden, Amtico, most vinyl tile and sheet, Marmoleum, Karndean, Altro, Polyflor, rubber and floor sanding restoration • Types of soft flooring inspected include: carpet, sisal, coir,...
Mr Francis in BRISTOL
I am Architect and Director of AWW, an AJ100 Architectural Consultancy and founding Director of RF Architect Expert Witness Ltd. In addition to my own 35 years' experience as a Consultant Architect, I have access to the combined skills of the 90-plus members of the three offices of AWW which, in addition to substantial construction expertise, includes planning, interior design and space planning specialisms. I have been appointed expert witness in cases relating predominantly to statutory or technical...
Mr Dooney in LONDON
Expertise in the design, manufacture and installation of free standing and fitted furniture, fitted kitchens, fitted wardrobes, wood finishes, solid wood flooring, engineered flooring, cabinetry and joinery. Site surveys and inspections undertaken. Expert witness reports compliant with CPR 35 requirements. Thirty years of experience in the manufacture and design of both bespoke high end and mass produced furniture.
Mr Parkin in CHORLEY
Building surveying • Building technology • Buildings • Alterations to buildings • Damp in buildings • Dilapidations • Dilapidation of buildings • Construction of buildings • Construction • Architecture • Fire • Fire safety • Building regulations • Boundary disputes • Party walls • Building design • Building defects • Construction defects • Building inspection • Building condition • Building Act • Building engineering • Building pathology • Commercial buildings
Mr Jacklin in LONDON
Building defects • Professional negligence • Construction disputes • Architectural design • Project management • Boundary disputes • Party walls • Flat roof defects • Roof defects • Window defects • Cavity wall insulation
Mr Troughton in MANCHESTER
We are competent to report on the following: • Building envelope defects related to water penetration & condensation ingress • Design matters & compliance with relevant British Standards & codes of practice • Site inspection & assessment of workmanship • Design of wet sport facilities & buildings that are subject to hazardous operating conditions • The application of structural measures for energy conservation • Assessment of detailing & the integration of cladding with other elements • Structural & loading...
Mr Murray in LONDON
Architecture • Planning • Building regulations • Cladding • Facades • Fire protection • Fire • Professional negligence • Defects • Remedial works • Water ingress • Damp • Roofing • Condensation • Basements • Curtain wall • Glass • Joinery • Partitions • Flooring • Corrosion • Acoustics • Contract administration • Design • Co-ordination • Appointment • Listed buildings • Waterproofing
Dr Singh in MILTON KEYNES
Dry rot • Wet rot • Woodworm • Timber decay • Indoor air quality • Sick building syndrome • Flood & fire damage • Allergy problems in buildings • Conservation of historic buildings • Building defects analysis • Environmental health • Building mycologist, pathologist & environmental health scientist
Mr Flowers in BROMLEY
I am a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 40 years' experience in all aspects of building surveying and defect diagnosis, with particular experience in residential buildings. I am still actively involved in surveying and contract administration, and recent expert experience has related to housing disrepair, defective building works and criminal cases.
Mr Record in SHREWSBURY
I am a Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Project Manager and Registered Valuer with over 20 years’ experience in project management and general building consultancy across the public and private sectors. I have completed the Legal Experience Training Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence and have prepared several CPR-compliant expert witness reports either as a single joint expert or a sole expert. This includes disputes over: • Professional negligence • Building...
Mr Antino in CHELMSFORD
• Dispute resolution claims, adjudication and arbitration • Professional negligence claims - Philip regularly acts for parties that are seeking compensation from a negligent surveyor or representing surveyors where an allegation of negligence has been made • Expert witness reports acting as a claimant, defendant and/or single joint expert in building dispute matters • Party wall consultant and published author on the Party Wall Act, first person to undertake doctoral research into...
Mr Evans in ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA
RIBA registered expert, lecturer, RIBA commissioned author, 40+ years international experience in: architecture, project management, development control, expert testimony, technical audits, coordination, forensic construction, building pathology, building regulations & standards, party wall & building surveys, etc. Also offices at: 11 Park Drive, Huddersfield, HD1 4EB.
Mr Renouf in CAMBRIDGE
Expertise in: • Upholstery • Cabinet & dining furniture • Beds • Occasional furniture • Fitted kitchens • Fitted bedrooms • Carpets • Floorcoverings • Flooring • Carpet estimating, fitting & seaming • Vinyl floors • Vinyl tiles • Laminate flooring • Wooden/timber floors • Wood finishing • Timber • Tiling • Karndean flooring • Linoleum • Amtico flooring
Mr Taylor in SHEFFIELD
Building surveying • Building defects and assessment • Dilapidations • Construction-related matters • Party wall matters • Property surveys • Technical due diligence
Mr Cocking in HALIFAX
Opinion, reports & expert witness for all cases involving trees • Trees in relation to planning & development, including appearances at appeals & public inquiries • Arboricultural & woodland management planning & practice • DNA 'sourcing' of tree material & timber • Tree biology • Tree damage & disease • Tree failure, personal injury & /or property damage • Tree hazard evaluation • Trees & health & safety issues • Trees & amenity • Forest & timber evaluation • Tropical forest management & conservation
Mr Potter in HORSLEY
An architect with 34 years' experience on a range of building types & sizes. I advise upon claims against architects; investigate defective building fabric, especially external walls & flat & pitched roofs, condensation & air leakage & disputes concerning inspection, valuation & certification. I act in mediation, arbitration & adjudication, as an SJE, & give evidence at the TCC. I work throughout the UK for insurers, loss adjustors, building owners, contractors & material suppliers. I am...
Mr Glover in BRISTOL
Interpreting design drawings and specifications • Costing joinery projects from £100 to £2 million • Fine furniture construction • Fitted and free-standing fine furniture • Furniture design • Furniture construction • Working with composite materials like carbon fibre • Timber and its suitability • Veneering • Super yacht deck furniture • Super yacht interior furniture • Wood turning • Working with seasoned timber • Working with green timber • Lacquering/modern finishing • Spraying • French polishing/traditional...
Mr Blake in WEST AYTON
Subsidence • Structural surveys • Building defects • Paving & drainage • Petrochemical containment & environmental surveys • Ladder & walkway surveys • Personal injury reports • Workmanship issues • 35 years' experience of construction industry in the UK & Middle East
Mr Emin in BARNET
I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 18 years' construction experience in residential, Ministry of Defence, education, healthcare, industrial, mixed-use, infrastructure and commercial building. I have significant hands-on experience in numerous suits/forms of contract, including JCT, PPC, NEC, EPIC/EPC and bespoke forms.
Mr Smith in NORWICH
Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer specialising in all types of residential property across most of East Anglia. Providing expert witness advice on valuation and residential survey work.
Mr Barrett in SALISBURY
Building, small works up to £5 million value • Building construction • Interior design, fittings, finishes, furnishing • Decorating (exterior & interior), particularly paperhanging & painting • Structural surveying (UK & France) • Advice on French properties (all areas of France) • 58 years' experience
Mr Tucker in LONDON
Structural engineering • Civil engineering • Forensic engineering • Maritime engineering • Coastal engineering • Design • Construction • Workmanship • Professional negligence • Damage • Defects analysis • Cracking • Buckling • Corrosion • Deflections • Deterioration • Dilapidations • Settlement • Subsidence • Heave • Ground movement • Concrete quality • Concrete durability • Concrete strength • Concrete testing • Basements • Foundations • Refurbishment • New build • Historic buildings • Raised access floors • Floor slabs • Screeds • Structural analysis • Structural...
Mr Holliday in ASHFORD
CPR-compliant reports on building defects • Personal injury on construction sites • Personal injury: collapsing structures • Personal injury: slipping & tripping • Insurance claim disputes • Giving evidence in Court • Assisting in mediation • Joint Expert Witness
Mr Johnson in OAKHAM
Insurance claims and recoveries (fire, flood, impact, etc.) • Subsidence • Structural defects • Structural surveys • Listed and historic properties • Structural design and detailing
Mr Birchwood in MERSTHAM
All technical & contractual matters, costings, manufacture, installation & associated trades relating to joinery, timber & woodwork • Inspection & reporting upon defective & alleged defective works • Movement, shrinkage & quality issues • Preparation of expert witness reports in compliance with CPR Part 35 • Preparation of documentation for adjudication & mediation • Analysis of specifications, contractual documentation, architect's or designer's drawings & costings • Expert opinion in relation to matters of...
Mr McMullen in NOTTINGHAM
A Chartered Building Surveyor with a wide range of experience in the property, insurance and construction industries, particularly on domestic property defects, repair and building insurance claims. Key Specialisms • Subsidence • Insurance claims and recoveries (fire, flood, impact, etc.) • Domestic property surveys • Building pathology; structural defect diagnosis and remedy • Damp and water ingress problems • Party wall matters
Mr Coulson in BEDALE
Advice on the use, design, specification & supply of timber & all wood-based materials (plywood, particleboard, fibreboard) in building & construction, joinery, shopfitting & furniture • Evaluation of workmanship & comparison with expected standards, industry norms, British or European Standards & Codes of Practice • Identification of wood species, treatments & finishes, plus comment on suitability for use • On-site examination of problems with wood materials, including moisture, swelling or...
Mr Bourne in SOLIHULL
Visiting sites to carry out independent inspection of failed flooring • Preparation of written reports for possible legal action • Identifying the cause of failed flooring & suggesting solutions • Expert witness services • Dispute resolutions • Consultancy services • Floor specifications guides & training • Technical advice • Onsite training for sales staff & installers • Bespoke training to retailers, manufacturers & distributors • Moisture testing • Sub-floor preparation courses • Carpet & impervious installation reports...
Mr Calder in LONDON
Consulting Engineer with over 46 years' experience in the UK, Middle East, Far East, North Africa & South East Asia • Have undertaken numerous designs of building structures, up to 40 storeys • Public health engineering • Power station design • Industrial units in structural steelwork • Reinforced concrete • Pre-cast & pre-stressed concrete • Structural timberwork • Masonry • Investigations into building failures, defective materials, defective workmanship, damp & water ingress into basements • Personal injuries...
Mr Galpin in HUNTINGDON
As a wood scientist with over 30 years' expert witness experience in the wood products industry, I am well placed to investigate and report upon its many uses: in flooring, joinery, construction, etc.; both in terms of compliance with EU Standards and to provide opinion based on industry best practice. Cardiff University Law School Certified Expert Witness, conversant with CPR 35, dealing with solicitors, counsel and giving evidence in court. See http://www.timberconsultancy.co.uk
Mr Huband in LONDON
Structural engineering • Civil engineering • Forensic engineering • Design • Construction • Workmanship • Professional negligence • Damage • Defects • Subsidence • Heave • Ground movement • Remedial works • Concrete testing • Buildings • Basements • Collapse • Foundations • Underpinning • Refurbishment • New build • Historic buildings • Listed buildings • Floor slabs • Screeds • Structural analysis • Structural stability • Loading • Fatigue resistance • Wind loading • Reinforced concrete • Reinforcement corrosion • Structural steelwork • Structural timber • Structural...
Mr Wheeler in LEEDS
Building defects • Construction defects • Subsidence, damage caused by flooding, impact or fire
Mr Russell in GUILDFORD
I am able to advise on the following: • Structures constructed using reinforced concrete, steelwork, timber, brickwork • Retaining walls • Foundations • Structural failure of buildings & other structures, including foundation subsidence • Basements • Matters of disputes on technical issues • Use of building materials • Professional negligence
Mr Hickman in BEDFORD
Ben is a Chartered Building Engineer and Chartered Construction Manager dealing with the design of basement waterproofing. He sits on the British Standard committee reviewing BS 8102 and is a main author of the ongoing CIRIA guidance on the delivery of blue roofs. Ben is also a board director at the Property Care Association. Structural waterproofing • Failed basement waterproofing • Waterproofing design review • Basement defect diagnosis • Green roofs • Blue roofs • Buried roofs • Podium decks • Cavity...
Mr Gooud in LEEDS
Structural defects • Building damage • Construction defects • Collapse or failure • Subsidence & heave • Design defects (structural) • Tree root damage • Foundations • Building structures • Structural timber • Structural steelwork • Boundary wall stability & defects • Insurance disputes • Insurance liability • Boundary wall disputes • Party wall matters Career Technical Director at Smithers Purslow. I was a Director at Byrom Clark Roberts between 1989 and 2019 responsible for the Structural Engineering Division....
Mr Gibb in GLASGOW
Architects' professional negligence • Architects' appointments & fees • Building contract disputes • Building defects & failures • Contract claims, including adjudication response • Land & property disputes, including matters referred to Lands Tribunal • Liability within the design team • Historical analysis of buildings • Execution of measured surveys • Preparation of visualisations • Preparation of expert reports • Attendance at court • Participation in all forms of ADR • Representations in respect of planning applications,...
Mr Armes in LONDON
Murray Armes is a Chartered Architect, adjudicator, arbitrator, CEDR-accredited mediator and expert witness with over 35 years' experience in the industry and is a Director of Sense Studio Limited. He has an in-depth knowledge of building regulations and construction legislation....
Miss Barker in LONDON
I am an architect with 35 years' experience on a range of building types and sizes and in various capacities. I completed my MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration at Kings College London and I also hold a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration. I am an arbitrator and adjudicator. I am a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers and I hold a Professional Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment (Life Safety)....
Mr Inwood in CROWMARSH GIFFORD
I advise on all flooring installation problems, difficulties & disputes, prepare specifications & advise on rectification • I deal with all flooring materials, including wood & parquet flooring, sheet vinyl & vinyl tiles, resin floors, ceramic tiles, marble & carpets • Flooring Forensics has been instructed in many cases involving slipping & falling, & has equipment for carrying out tests on flooring materials & the environment
Mr Lawman in RICKMANSWORTH
I have 50 years' experience of civil & structural engineering as a consultant covering a wide range of general engineering design & construction issues involving both modern & historic construction • I have provided expert witness advice on subsidence, settlement, drainage, building material problems & defects • Structural inadequacy of large steel structures • Resolution of insurance claims
Mr O'Hara in BRISTOL
I am qualified to deal with a number of general practice & building surveying matters. In recent years I have been involved in providing expert advice in connection with a wide range of property types & scenarios, including • Environmental issues to dilapidations • Effect on value of proximity of an organic landfill site • Valuations for development purposes, particularly in relation to housing associations • Alleged valuation disputes & negligence relating to unidentified defects in survey reports....
Mr Miller in ALTRINCHAM
Accidents at work & on construction sites, including slipping & tripping cases • Disability accommodation reports • Rights of light cases • Daylight & sunlight studies • Building defects, including investigation of claddings • Construction disputes • Architect negligence cases • Cost of injury, disability, death • Registered Adjudicator • Arbitrator • Mediator