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Gateley Smithers Purslow bolsters forensic and expert witness team
  • Jul 18, 2023
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Gateley Smithers Purslow (GSP) has bolstered its well-established specialist forensic and expert witness team with the appointment of Keith Hilton as a senior building surveyor.
GSP’s forensic and expert witness team provides a wide range of surveying, engineering and architectural expertise for dispute and litigation matters. One of the team’s key specialisms is providing accommodation reports in personal injury and medical negligence cases.
Based out of the Manchester office, Hilton brings more than 35 years of architectural and building surveying experience to the GSP team.
Hilton will join the part of the team specialising in accommodation services, working closely with long-standing forensic consultant and chartered architect, Paul Vipond and chartered building surveyor and RICS registered valuer, Michael Crosby, both of whom have extensive experience in providing forensic and expert witness services across the country and abroad.
On his appointment, Keith Hilton said: “Having worked with Michael in previous roles, I was confident that the position at Gateley Smithers Purslow would be a great fit. The role will allow me to apply and develop my experience within this specialist field and I’m looking forward to being part of an industry-leading team.”
Gateley Smithers Purslow is the multi-disciplinary surveying, engineering and architecture practice arm of professional services group, Gateley. GSP has trained expert witness surveyors, engineers and architects assisting with disputes across the UK.

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Picture caption (L-R): Keith Hilton – senior building surveyor, Paul Vipond - forensic consultant and chartered architect and Michael Crosby - chartered building surveyor and RICS registered valuer.