Expert Witness Services
Chronos Consult accepts Expert Appointments on matters concerning delay and project planning.
Construction projects often suffer from delays due to a wide variety of reasons, which can have severe financial impacts on the project. As a result, delay claims may be filed. The analysis of the causes and effects of delay, is one of the most complicated types of claim analysis.
Expert Witness appointments can be either on behalf of one of the parties, as an agreed Single Joint Expert or as a Court or Tribunal Appointed expert. These typically relate to matters being dealt with in adjudication, litigation, arbitration, mediation or other forms of dispute resolution.
Written reports to the Court, Tribunal or individual deciding the matter being examined, are prepared and submitted and oral evidence may be given. Experts are subject to proceedings and are required to maintain their impartiality at all times as required by The Civil Procedure Rules. The expert’s primary duty is to the Court or Tribunal rather than the party paying the expert’s fees. Instructions are generally issued by solicitors on behalf of one or more of the parties to the expert to provide independent, objective assistance to the court and the parties in matters within his or her expertise.