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GCA has a dedicated team of Chartered Structural, Civil and Transportation Engineers to provide legal professionals with the necessary support to prepare case appraisals and detailed reports and to attend court as expert witnesses. All commissions are led and prepared by a Director at GCA in full compliance with joint expert witness and CPR rules.

Extensive experience in providing expert witness services enables GCA to provide an innovative quick case appraisal to prevent costly abortive litigation as well as traditional full expert report and court attendance if required.

GCA staff can provide full CVs to demonstrate full competency to Civil and Criminal Courts in the areas of structural engineering, subsidence and planning disputes.

With a case load of approximately 50% Defendant and 50% Claimant appointments, we are well placed to providing professional support to resolve issues in the interest of the Court.

Typical GCA recent cases include:

  • Construction disputes
  • Structural defects
  • Party Wall Act disputes
  • Planning Disputes
  • Flooding

For the majority of our clients we offer a three stages approach:

1] Preliminary Case Appraisal
2] Detailed Expert Witness Reports / Services
3] Advice and Court Attendance

Our extensive experience of the entire arbitration process is invaluable in the preparation and presentation of cases, responses to claim submissions and in adjudication, conciliation, arbitration and litigation processes.

Our Specialist Expert Services at a Glance