Expert Witness Services
Howard M Ruse BSc CEng MICE MAE
Forensic Consulting Structural Engineer
Howard Ruse has provided expert witness services for more than 30 years. He is regularly engaged to give expert evidence in his capacity as a chartered engineer, with specialist forensic experience of building-related issues. Engagements are tailored for:
Expert structural engineering Forensic investigation Single joint expert Mediation assistance Insurance claim support Party Wall disputes Building defects Professional negligence Structural failure investigation Material failure investigation Foundation problems and subsidence Condition surveys Risk assessment
With a proven record as an expert and sound knowledge and experience of the subject matter on which he advises, Howard Ruse aims to provide a level of service in line with the highest standards of the structural engineering profession. He has a reputation for providing clear, concise evidence that goes straight to the heart of the matter without equivocation in his written reports, meetings with counsel and other experts and from the witness box. The majority of new commissions from private clients, commercial organisations and solicitors are as a result of recommendation. Howard Ruse is trained as a single joint expert to Civil Procedure Rules requirements, with extensive experience of acting for both claimant and defendant, and takes great pride in the breadth of our legal practice client base..
Listed by the Academy of Experts, UK Register of Expert Witnesses and the Law Society.
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FAQ page "I am grateful to you for setting out your opinion with both clarity and succinctness (sadly not always the case with some experts!)" Howard Colman, Colman Coyle Solicitors "This is to say that my clients won the case. Your evidence does appear to have been very important, and I am grateful" Christopher Longman, Whitehead Monckton Solicitors
"May I thank you for your excellent performance at Hastings County Court and for all your help" Mr JTS