Expert Witness

Houlder’s extensive experience and network throughout the maritime world makes us well placed to provide legal firms with expert witness services and forensic engineering in arbitration and litigation cases.

Our subject matter experts and supporting engineers provide you with deep insight into the technical and operational aspects of contractual negotiations, yard disputes and accident investigations.

Expert Witness is provided by both Houlder’s own experts and Associates.  Our in-house experts include naval architecture, marine engineering, mechanical engineering and structural engineering experts.

Associates are highly capable technical experts with decades of experience in their field, employed for specific tasks on a case-by-case requirement in specialisms such as Quantum and Delay, Tribology, Fire Investigation, Welding, and Cranes.

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“We provide you with experienced, credible expert witness services in disputes, litigation, arbitration and Court actions. The level of involvement varies from in-depth investigations into engineering failures to technical briefings for legal teams.”

Erik ter Brake, Principal Consultant