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 expert advice and evidence on technical issues including structural engineering, MEP engineering, project management, building surveying, fire safety, and architecture.

Our multidiscipline team includes professionally qualified engineers, surveyors, architects and fire specialists and with further qualifications in law and arbitration.

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Our Team


...we all really thought he was excellent. User friendly, team player and very credible. He was also excellent under cross examination. We would definitely use him and recommend him again. First class service by Ridge!
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.