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Legal & Expert Services 

Expert Witness Services 
With membership of the Academy of Experts and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, reflecting considerable experience in the preparation of Expert Witness reports and related papers, we can provide a valuable and suitably specialised service: 
Inspection of documents 
Consultation with solicitors and Counsel 
Inspection of vessels 
Preparation of Expert Witness reports 
Participation in settlement negotiations 
Court attendance 
These services are backed by 40+ years experience in the design and survey of yachts and vessels up to 160m in length. We regularly carry out Expert Witness work in the High Courts, London and abroad, including the U.S.A., on matters related to yacht and small commercial craft design and survey. 
Forensic investigations and assessment of technical data can be undertaken, making use of comprehensive in house computer software and hardware as required, and using external specialists where approriate.  

Expert Determination 

David Cannell has been requested by purchasers and builders in a number of cases to investigate disputes involving the construction and/or design of vessels to provide a technical award for full and final settlement of the disagreements.  
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