Useful Expert Witness Links

This list of links is by no means definitive or exhaustive it is merely offered as help for anyone unable to find the information they require from this web site and offers some alternative sources of information to help along the way. If you have any suggestions or would like to be included on this list please email info@expertwitness.co.uk

These are the main sections

Professional bodies and Association Links

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Scotland (RICS)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

British Standards Institution

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

Chartered Institute of Transport

Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management

Engineering Council

Institution of Chemical Engineers

Institution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Highways and Transportation

Institute of Management Consultants

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Institution of Refrigeration

Institution of Structural Engineers

Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Institute of British Architects

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Chartered Institute of Building

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

Chartered Institute of Housing

Chartered Institute of Transport

Institute of Building Control

Institute of Directors

Institute of Management

Institution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Electrical Engineers

Institution of Structural Engineers

Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

Royal Institute of British Architects

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Royal Town Planning Institute

The Landscape Institute

Institute of Fire Engineers

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Medical Links

British Medical Association

Medical Protection Society

Practitioners   Association of Operating department Practitioners

BNF: British National Formulary

British Dental Association

Doctor Online

Forth Associates

General Medical Council

HCSA Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Oxford

Department of Health

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National Assoc. of Assistants in Surgical Practice

National Health Service

NHS Wales

NHS Scotland

Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Serv

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Royal Society of Medicine

T he Lancet

The Royal College of Psychiatrists

The Royal College of Radiologists

UK Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery, and Heath

UK Open Government

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Legal Links

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers service provided to victims of accident and medical negligence.

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) is an association of solicitors' firms with experience and expertise in the handling of motor accident claims. Member firms are located throughout the UK . The site provides a list of firms which are part of MASS and which can be searched by region

Personal Injury Calculator is a calulation programme (which works online) prepared by barrister Richard Paige. It updates personal injury awards in line with inflation and, if appropriate, the decision of the Court of Appeal in Heil v Rankin . (This is the test case which considered whether to implement the Law Commission's recommendations to increase awards for Pain, Suffering and Loss of Amenity.)

Clickdocs , the legal document shop for England, Scotland and Wales. You can browse the professionally prepared legal documents, buy online and receive by email immediately.

Legalease , the International Centre for Commercial Law, Legal Experts Directory

www.barcouncil.org.uk "This website describes the work of the Bar Council, covering both its regulatory and representative functions. It contains rules and guidance for the profession, information on how to instruct a barrister and details of the range of services for barristers provided by the Bar Council."

www.dca.gov.uk Department of Constitutional Affairs



Scottish Law Online is a web portal for lawyers, solicitors or advocates, academics, students or the public who are interested in Scots Law. The site is completely independent and is not associated with any University, Law Firm, the Law Society of Scotland or the Scottish Parliament.

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ADR Links

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ( CIArb ) is the professional home for consumer and commercial arbitrators and practitioners of alternative forms of dispute resolution. The Institute's global reach covers a wide range of sectors including: law, construction, shipping, banking, insurance, commodities, agriculture, accountancy, medicine and sport. Through the provision of training and continuing professional development, the CIArb maintains an assured global standard of education. In addition, the Institute conducts "Dispute Resolution Services" delivering bespoke schemes for consumer and business-to-business transactions. The schemes offer a cost-effective and timely settlement of disputes. The Institute provides an information centre for members, publications, access to the members' area of the website, hearing and meeting rooms.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Scottish Branch aims to promote the use of arbitration in Scotland as a means of dispute resolution, both domestically and internationally. The site offers free access to The Scottish Arbitration Code which has been developed in conjunction with The Scottish Council for International Arbitration and The Scottish Building Contract Committee. There is also informatin on the site about qualifications for the institute and events.

Adjudication.co.uk is a company providing adjudication services and information. The site contains extensive information on Adjudication, a Glossary of the terms used, information on Decided Cases, links to the relevant Legislation and articles and papers.

Adjudication Society is a not-for-profit Society promoting resolution of construction disputes by means of adjudication

ADR Chambers (UK) Limited is the UK arm of a worldwide alternative dispute resolution group which has successfully settled tens of thousands of cases around the globe.

Peter Aeberli is a practising barrister, arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator specialising in construction law.

Alternative Dispute Resolution is the subject of a paper on the Lord Chancellors site. The paper provides useful links into other recent consultation papers, e.g. Modernising Justice, and Community Legal Service.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Group (ADR) was founded in 1989 and is a specialist mediation provider. Their solicitor mediators have undergone intensive training in mediation and negotiation techniques.

Arbitration International - The LCIA provides a comprehensive international dispute resolution service.

The Association of Northern Mediators , based in Leeds , promotes the use of mediation throughout the region. It provides at no cost, lists of over 100 Mediators divided up into local groupings. The user can search by Town, County or Specialisation.

Atkin Chambers have specialised in construction law and engineering law for over 40 years. They also cover energy, information technology, commercial obligations and professional negligence.

Atkinson Law provides information in construction related to arbitration. The author, Daniel Atkinson is a chartered Engineer as well as a Barrister (non-practising) and a Director of James R Knowles Limited.

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) is one of the leading international bodies in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution, dispute management and conflict prevention.

The Centre for Business Arbitration provides affordable dispute resolution within the reach of the medium and small business. It provides both arbitration and mediation as appropriate.

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Other Useful links

www.phf.uk.com Business management solutions for private healthcare professionals.

British Library

British Medical Association Library

Detectives UK provides a large number of investigators, grouped by region.

The Internet Directory of UK Detectives is a listing of 1,705 Detective and Investigation Agencies in England , Northern Ireland , Scotland and Wales . You can search by location or special skill.

Earth's Environmental Experts (3E) Database , with experts in many environmental and ecological specialisms . The 3E Database is a searchable database, not just a listing of expertise. From June 2000, membership of the 3E database is free, provided that people join online. From the point of view of the user, the search continues to be free, online, although you can ask the organisation to do the search for you, in which case a charge is made. 

www.venables.co.uk Delia Venables very useful portal

Small Business Opportunity Browse the Small Business Opportunity site and learn about the top small business opportunities and franchise business opportunity listings available. We have comprehensive directories of business franchise for sale listings.

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Expert Witness

www.expertwitness.ie Expert witnesses Ireland

www.expertwitness-scot.com Expert Witness Scotland

www.expertregister.com.au Expert Witness Australia

www.expertregister.co.nz Expert Witness New Zealand

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Search Engines

www.google.co.uk Google

www.msn.co.uk MSN

www.yahoo.co.uk Yahoo

www.altavista.co.uk Altavista

www.ukfind.co.uk UKFind

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