Expert Witness

In many cases legal proceedings may follow a fire or inspection when fire protection measures are alleged not to up to required standard. Our expert fire witnesses can provide a variety of services should a dispute arise in relation to events surrounding a fire or the design of fire safety measures.

Santia Consulting are able to assess evidence and provide expert opinion in either civil or criminal court. Acting independently or as part of a specialist team we can assist in determining the origin and cause of a fire.

With many years experience in fire risk management, fire investigation and operations, our experts are recognised as expert fire witnesses able to present evidence and findings in both criminal and civil courts.

In the event of a dispute relating to fire safety, it is often necessary to seek advice from an independent and impartial expert witness.

Santia Consulting has a successful history of assisting with fire safety expert witness cases and our expert opinion has been called upon by fire authorities and legal professionals for a wide range of fire safety legal cases across the UK, including a number of high-profile cases.

Why appoint Santia Consulting to act as a fire safety expert witness?

  • We’re experts in fire safety engineering and management;
  • Our expert witnesses are highly experienced Fire Engineers with a wide range of technical competencies;
  • We act as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases;
  • We analyse, interpret and explain complex technical evidence;
  • We understand the Civil and Criminal Procedure Rules;
  • Our expert witnesses are fully conversant with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;
  • We’re experienced in providing testimony in court;
  • We offer independent and impartial expert opinion based on fact.
  • Santia Consulting fire safety experts provide testimony that is legally defensible, accurate and impartial.