Forensic Engineering - Expert Witness
Michael Carver C Eng FRSA is the principal expert and oversees all cases where an expert is individually appointed within SVM.
A full range of services are offered;
For Mediation, Arbitration, Adjudication and Full High Court Hearings.
- Analysis of Fact and Provision of Engineering Opinion
- Provision of written and Oral Expert Opinion
- Negotiation of settlements and final accounts
- Preparation of Documentation for Discovery and use in Hearings
- Preparation of evidence based databases
- Attendance and Negotiation at Mediation
- Technical Support for Solicitors and Counsel
- Technical Auditing and Due diligence Investigations
SVM employ a legal executive who has significant experience in the management of engineering discovery and assists in the management of the case as appropriate.
Instructions have been received from many solicitors and directly from major building owners and contractors particularly where there is the possibility of an early negotiated settlement. SVM place great importance on planning the process at every stage to minimise the risk of fruitless investigation.