Geotechnical issues often underlie contractual claims and are often of key importance in the resolution of arbitration and litigation proceedings.
Richard Evans has acted as an expert witness and is experienced in reviewing and evaluating documents and in formulating an independent assessment of ground conditions and their implications based on available information and field visits, discussions and, if necessary, intrusive investigation.
Richard is experienced in the preparation of contractual claims, the assessment of claim submissions and in negotiating the settlement of disputes. He has prepared many expert opinion reports and, where necessary, following negotiation with other expert witnesses in order to identify points which can be agreed and those which need to be resolved in court has provided oral evidence during legal proceedings.
In addition, both Ewan Tweedie and Andrew Kelleher have provided advice regarding regulatory compliance and water quality legislation and standards and have considerable experience in providing expert witness services and litigation support together with the provision of environmental assessments for planning applications and appeals, preparing Proof of Evidence documentation regarding the appropriateness of remedial options.