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Expert Witness

Arup provides trusted independent voices that stand up to examination.


Our in-depth expertise allows us to give reasoned, impartial assessments in the field or the courtroom.

We combine our design, technical and commercial understanding to help clients avoid, solve or determine the cause of issues on construction projects.

By providing independent, comprehensive and concise evaluation of the technical issues, our expert witnesses can help resolve construction disputes.

Our technical experts regularly present at public hearings, professional and trade conferences, and on television and radio.

We help building owners and legal advisors define and implement mitigation strategies for poor project performance. We also provide technical advice and comment for rent review appraisals and insurance evaluations.

Respected experts: legal and insurance

We provide unbiased assessments of a range of technical problems to the legal and insurance industries – from detailed analysis to holistic overviews.

From our global network of planners, programmers, quantum experts, designers, engineers, scientists and technical specialists we can provide industry experts who are experienced in testifying at trials, depositions, arbitrations, mediations and public hearings.

Engaging with the community

Arup also provides a comprehensive public inquiry service including pre-application consultation, stakeholder engagement, proof of evidence and expert witness presentations at public enquiries and appeals.

We perform feasibility and initial development phase checks to help ease the progress of proposals that face intense public or private scrutiny.

Our 3D modelling capabilities can provide further clarification to complicated issues.

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Global contact

  • Simon White

    Simon White

    Expert Witness
    Global contact

  • Expert Witness
    Global contact
  • Peter Johnson

    Peter Johnson

    Peter Johnson

    Arup Fellow

    Your best solution to date?

    Development of fire scenario methodology for fire engineering of complex projects.

    Why is it significant?

    Provides more objective basis for analysis and authority approvals.

    Your particular skill?

    Fire safety design, risk assessment and team building globally.

    Enthusiasm?

    I am enthusiastic about people and their development in teams as the basis of all achievements in projects and business.

    Why Arup?

    Arup is a supportive, people friendly egalitarian organisation with a fantastic brand.

    Anything else?

    As an Arup Fellow, I try to be a role model and mentor for others!

  • t: +61 3 9668 5457
  • e: ExpertWitness@arup.com
  • Melbourne [09:47]

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