Lucinda Baker LLB(Hons) Solicitor
Lucinda is a partner in Harrison Clark Rickerbys, solicitors. Specialising in construction and engineering Law, she is an author of education/construction guides for and is a LexisPSL Construction Expert. She advises professionals, developers and contractors on procurement, standard and bespoke forms of contract and on development agreements and finance. Outside work she plays netball, was in the Territorial Army for 10 years and supports the Campaign for Real Ale.
Keith Blizzard BSc (Hons) DipArb FRICS FCIOB FCIArb CArb FFB HonFQSi
Keith is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Chartered Construction Manager, Chartered Arbitrator, Construction Adjudicator, Commercial Mediator, Registered Dispute Board Member, Forensic Surveyor and Visiting Lecturer. He is a non-solicitor partner in the Construction Team of Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Keith is an RICS approved Tutor, Assessor and Examiner for its Diploma in Arbitration, Diploma in Adjudication and Expert Witness Certificate. He has delivered papers on a variety of subjects at conferences in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Keith is a Past Chairman of CIArb’s West Midlands Branch.
Katerina Hoey BSc DipArch MSc (Construction Law) ARB RIBA MCIArb MAE
Katerina is a Chartered Architect with over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry in the UK and Middle East. She is Associate Director with forensic architects, Probyn Miers. As well as running live projects, she is a practising architect expert witness and has acted in disputes involving matters of professional negligence, building defects, regulatory compliance, design defects, planning, design management and contract administration, as well as a variety of technical issues.
Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE BA AKC FCIArb
Former solicitor and TCC Judge in Birmingham, Frances is a Chartered Arbitrator. She is a practising arbitrator, adjudicator, mediator and a Justice of the Qatar International Commercial Court and Dispute Resolution Centre.
Mark Thomas BSc MSc LLM FRICS FCIArb FAE
Director of Thomas Sands Consulting – Chartered Quantity & Building Surveyors. Mark is a past Chairman of the Thames Valley branch of CIArb and of the CIArb’s expert witness courses. A practising expert witness and adjudicator, he is currently the lead trainer on the RICS’s Expert Witness Certificate and an assessor for its Expert Witness Assessment panel.
1) WHO SHOULD BE AN EXPERT WITNESS
2) LEGAL AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE
3) THE APPOINTMENT AND PRE-TRIAL DUTIES OF AN EXPERT WITNESS
4) THE JUDGE'S VIEWS ON EXPERT
5) EXPERT WITNESSES' REPORTS / PROOFS OF EVIDENCE
6) DUTIES AT THE TRIBUNAL HEARING
Any queries for this event can be directed to Mark Thomas at email@example.com or call 01628 667974.