Defects and Surveys – Expert Witness

Richard Jackson Ltd Directors and Consultants regularly appear in the High Court, in particular the TCC, or County Courts and act as a single joint expert or for either the Claimant or Defendant.

Richard Jackson Ltd provide Expert Witness services in respect of building, construction or engineering disputes including:

  • Quality of work by contractors or professional advisors
  • Boundary disputes between neighbours
  • Party wall disputes
  • Health and safety on construction sites
  • Trips or falls e.g. in car parks or public highway
  • Vibration due to adjacent construction work
  • Flooding due to drainage failure or changes to water courses
  • The failure of underpinning schemes, including during construction
  • Subsidence due to trees, made ground or geological features
  • Heave of industrial and domestic properties
  • Collapse of highways structures including bridges and retaining walls
  • Highway pavement damage
  • Structural deterioration due to dilapidation of adjacent buildings
  • Erosion of riparian owner structures
  • Rotational failure of embankments in clay

The four experts listed below have many years experience and regularly act as expert witness: