Expert Witness & Arbitration Services

Expert Witness Services

MEDS can offer a range of expert witness services in legal matters. Technical investigation experience can be offered in a variety of areas relating to Building Services, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering. These include

Mr G.A. Morris has been appointed on a number of occasions as an expert witness in various litigation cases in both Scotland and England. He has also been appointed as a Joint Independent Expert in actions in Scotland and England. Supported by the firm’s resources, extensive experience has been gained in providing expert reports on various matters in the fields of

Evidence has been given at Arbitration, the Court of Session, the Technology & Construction Court and in the Sheriff Courts.

While carrying out expert witness work the firm has worked extensively with other Experts in the fields of architecture, structural and civil engineering, building and quantity surveying and fire investigators. Experience has been gained in producing and co-ordinating evidence in complex litigation cases.

When carrying out Expert Witness work, all investigations and reporting are carried out on an independent basis. The principles employed are to establish the facts from site investigations, documents and other available primary evidence sources and express an opinion based on that information.

Cases with which the firm has been involved include

Construction, Building & Engineering

Health & Safety, Personal Injury, Fatal Accident

Motor Vehicle

Paper on Solicitors & Expert Witnesses in Construction Litigation

Arbitration, Adjudication & Mediation

Arbitration and Mediation services are available to parties in dispute over commercial matters in construction and engineering contracts. Mr Morris is an accredited Mediator and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has undertaken these duties in matters relating to construction disputes. He has also assisted Adjudicators as a Technical Assessor