A qualified shipping lawyer with extensive seagoing marine engineering experience understands the procedural and evidential requirements of an expert witness.

Butterworth Marine can provide expert witness services in a wide variety of legal disputes. Calling upon experts with sector-specific experience, we can assist in the following areas:

  • Machinery and equipment failure;
  • Ship build/repair disputes;
  • Claims involving vessel seaworthiness;
  • Classification and flag state matters;
  • Personal injury/fatal accident
  • Speed and performance disputes;
  • Charter party disputes;
  • Pollution incidents;
  • Total and constructive loss;
  • General average claims.