Expert Witness

Raison Foster Associates offer a fast, high quality and confidential service founded on over 40 years experience 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.

Chris Raison is a Chartered Engineer and acknowledged expert within his field. He has 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 and is involved in development work for BS EN 1997-1.

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