Expert Witness

Interview about Roger's Expert Witness work - Life in the Fast Lane

Cases upon which RWS consulting has acted as expert witness.

Farm in Glamorgan
Clyde & Co

Inspection and heads up advice provided to AVIVA for claimant in regard to a claim by the contractor against his employer for not managing a safe site. A financial settlement was reached.

BBC Rogue Traders

Technical support, including research and TV live interview. The case related to an Electrical Contractor's performance in Buckinghamshire.

Risk and Remediation Advice relating to domestic sites in Surrey and Sussex.

Holiday Let Cottages in Cornwall

Inspection and CPR35 report produced for Claimant in regard to the existing electrical supplies including laterals. New direct 'WPD' service was recommended together within a claim upon the Landlord of the properties by the leaseholder.

Crown V Cracknell
Shah Solicitors, Harrow

The defendant was accused of arson. The case was dropped at the pre-trial hearing by the judge due to the contents and presentation of my report.

Jones V Denbighsire County Council
Mackenzie Jones

Injury claim caused by defective road lantern in Corwen.

Site inspection and production of CPR35 to enable litigation.

Academy School
Maitland QS, Farnborough, Hampshire

I produced a report on a cost recovery claim relating to non compliant works, on behalf of the electrical sub-contractor via QS.

London Borough of Merton

Electric Shock - Investigation of Incident in School Kitchen and Advice for improvement of service.

Domestic Properties in Dunstable Report

SJE in regard to a Security System. Inspection and Dilapidation CPR35 report created for arbitration.

Quality Property in Cotswolds

Dilapidation report and CPR35 for electrical installation created from photographic evidence in order to reach a financial settlement between landlord and tenants.

White Lane House, Guildford, Surrey
Shadbolt and Co LLP, Reigate, Surrey

The case was regarding the safety of an electrical installation, (amongst other issues), in a substantial Georgian style property. I produced a dilapidation report for the adjudication panel. Total claim was £700,000.00. The client won the electrical element of the case valued at £90,000.00.

Electric Shock at a Pembroke School

No win no fee for claim by cleaner against employer. Extensive forensic inspection and testing culminating in creation of CPR35. A financial settlement was reached.

Litigation Case

Contractor Claimant V Owners. Inspection and CPR35 Reporting of the Electrical Installation for Hull County Court, to enable financial settlement.

Council Flat in Lambeth
Centre 70

Inspection and CPR35 report compiled in regard to the electrical safety of the 1 bed property. It enabled a financial settlement.

Litigation Case re Property near Rhyl

CPR35 for Judge in order to reach financial agreement. Contractor V Owner.

Refurbished Property in Swansea

Inspection and dilapidation CPR35 report including a financial assessment of electrical contractors work. Case taken against property owner due to non-payment of final account.

English Heritage

Commission by the Building Services Manager to inspect and create a dilapidation report on the Electrical Installations at key sites including

  • No. 1, London
  • Osbourne House - Isle of Wight
  • Audley End - Essex

Risk and Remediation Advice

Private College in Woolwich
Giambrone and Law, London

The case related to the quality of an electrical installation at a training college. I produced a dilapidation report and appraisal for arbitration against a claim of £50,000.00.

Residential Home in Bognor Regis

Inspection and Reporting on the Electrical Installation. Management of remediation and CPR35 produced for proceedings against the vendor.