Expert Witness

IFC has a successful track record supporting fire safety expert witness cases for both the public & private sectors and are able to provide testimony that is seen by all parties as unbiased, reliable and legally defensible.

A trusted authority

Disputes relating to fire safety can often require the advice of independent experts such as IFC’s fire engineers to reach a satisfactory and justifiable outcome.

You’ll find our highly experienced engineers are able to interpret and explain the significance of complex technical evidence and are proficient in providing clear fire safety expert witness testimony in court.

IFC are an internationally recognised, independent consultancy practice of professional Fire Safety Engineers and product specialists with a wide 

range of disciplines and expertise. This is drawn from government scientific establishments, manufacturing industry, building control, commercial fire testing labs, the construction sector and the fire service.

We are therefore uniquely placed to express and report impartial and trustworthy opinion, based solely on the facts and the information provided, to support the intricate requirements for legal cases.

Please get in contact if you have a case that requires our credible fire safety insight.

IFC can provide support for legal cases on topics such as:

  • Fire performance requirements of materials
  • Site surveys to inspect installations and review their fire performance
  • Documentation review to confirm legal requirements and compliance against those requirements
  • Review of compliance against legal obligations, such as Building Regulations or Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
  • Fire safety management requirements
  • Reviews of the need for fire risk assessments and reviews of the adequacy of fire risk assessments that were carried out

Large enough to deliver | Small enough to care

With expanding offices throughout the UK and overseas our team are able to offer local advice wherever you need it. So regardless of project size, location or complexity, our dedicated team will remain your partner every step of the way.

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