Expert Witness Support
- Do you require independent technical expertise in legal cases?
- Require scientific, technical or specialized knowledge to aid settling a dispute?
- Seeking support to communicate facts clearly to the jury?
Disputes of a commercial or legal basis occur from time to time in the ingredient supply, manufacturing and retail areas of the food supply chain. It is important to ensure that impartial expert advice is sought as soon as possible.
In many cases with the right support claims can be settled out of court, saving time and money.
Howarth Food Safety has expertise in this area, with its understanding of food safety, food manufacturing and ingredient supply, and food regulations, and preparation of expert reports for clients.
Offering a range of support in the event of a dispute between your business and a supplier or customer. These include: pre-case assessment of viability of claim; review of evidence, drafting of report; telecoms to discuss case and report; meeting with joint expert and submission of joint report; attendance in court (if required).
An expert witness, risk assessments, in-factory troubleshooting, process validation, food safety advisory work and food safety training.
Over 30 years’ experience in food safety.
"During the four years to date in which Sarah Howarth has served with me on the IFST Scientific Committee (previously known as the Technical & Legislative Committee), she has made valuable contributions to its discussions and its work of drafting and approving IFST Information Statements. I have the highest regard both for her scientific knowledge and her ability to utilise it effectively."