Expert Witness

Raison Foster Associates offer a fast, high quality and confidential service founded on combined experience of over 50 years in geotechnical and foundation engineering.

Recent work has included providing professional geotechnical advice to legal teams on piling, ground improvement and retaining wall disputes, including the preparation of Expert Opinions and Expert Witness reports. Other cases have involved ground investigation and slope stability problems, including presentations in Court, Arbitration, Adjudication and Mediation proceedings.

Our clients include the major UK construction law firms.  Advice has also been provided on disputes on overseas projects.

Both senior Directors are Chartered Engineers and are acknowledged experts within their fields. They have served on technical committees and specialist working parties associated with the British Geotechnical Association, Federation of Piling Specialists, Institution of Civil Engineers, CIRIA and British Standards Institution.

The company offers independent data analysis and interpretation and can provide professional advice and independent Expert Opinion for contractual claims and disputes.