Expert Witness and Advisory Services

Our Expert Witness and Advisory Services (EWAS) team provides commercial management, claims management, dispute resolution and expert services in the construction and engineering industries.

We have advised on a wide range of UK and international projects, including power, oil and gas, process, infrastructure, hospitals, airports, sports facilities, commercial, educational and public sector schemes. 

As a multidiscipline practice, we can resource entire teams from within Ridge. We have the technical and commercial capability to analyse problems, establish the facts and present creative solutions to challenging issues. We are actively involved in the delivery of construction and engineering projects and closely follow technical developments. This enables us to provide informed, current advice and opinion on complex construction and engineering issues.

Our clients include leading international contractors, developers and employers, as well as government agencies and large public bodies. We regularly receive referrals from international law firms and we enjoy a first-class reputation.

Where litigation or arbitration is unavoidable, we have considerable experience of working as an integrated part of our clients’ legal teams.  

Our Services

Our EWAS team provides the following services: 

  • Expert advice and evidence on technical issues including engineering, project management, building surveying and architecture
  • Expert advice and evidence on quantum and delay issues
  • Claims preparation and defence
  • Commercial advice including procurement advice, audit and due diligence, contract administration, contract drafting, entitlement assessment
  • Training and development including all standard forms of contract, project administration, commercial awareness, claims and dispute resolution

 

Our multidiscipline team includes professionally qualified engineers, quantity surveyors, delay analysts, project and construction managers and claims specialists with further qualifications in law and arbitration.

Projects

Our Team

Testimonials

Thanks, again for your work. You were magnificent.
I have read the expert report which I think is great piece of work.
The tribunal loved your evidence. We will be recommending that we should instruct you on…
I think you all did a fantastic job given the brutal timetable and the drip feed of information.