Smithers has experience in the preparation of expert witness statements and can carry out technical investigations and testing to address key issues in litigation cases.

We provide a comprehensive technical dispute resolution support service relating to polymer based failures, quality issues, and disputes over design and manufacturing processes. Our expertise covers a broad range of industries including pharmaceutical, medical device, transport, construction, industrial and consumer.

Our comprehensive range of investigative services for litigation cases includes:
  • Material failure
  • Product and component failure
  • Design flaws
  • Incorrect manufacture
  • Unexpected deterioration or misuse.‚Äč
It is usually crucial to the successful outcome of a case that the technical consulting work has been carefully supervised and presented in court in a manner that allows the court to easily understand the relevant technical issues.

Our experts have extensive experience preparing written opinion as an Expert Witness to the requirements of the Civil Procedure Rules. They have presented opinion in court and received training in Expert Witness court room skills and cross examination skills.

Dispute resolution support includes:

  • Preparation of expert witness statements
  • Focused investigation, physical testing and chemical analysis to resolve key technical points
  • Impartial technical opinion and consultancy.