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 Expert  727564

Expert in Consumer Product Safety and Compliance. Toy Safety and Compliance (EU). Toy Safety Testing.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an authorty on toy safety legislation in the EU, safety standards and toy safety testing. He advises many mainstream toy companies on a regular basis about compliance issues and is used frequently in the UK courts as an expert witness.

He is a member of the CEN and BSI toy safety committees. He is an active participant in this work and closely involved in the drafting of toy standards for the UK and Europe. Expert is also the Principal UK expert on the ISO toys safety committee - TC 181. He is highly respected in this field and commonly consulted by EU toy companies both large and small. His understanding of the subject and ability to explain it concisely has led to his giving expert witness in many UK court cases with an almost unblemished record of success for his clients.

He started his career in the commercial sector with Nestlé after gaining a degree in Chemistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1982 he left Nestlé to join the Laboratory of the Government Chemist at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), where he stayed for three years. After leaving the DTI, Expert qualified as a Public Analyst and was appointed to a number of UK Local Authorities. He was a founding Partner of Central Scientific Laboratories in London.

In January 2003 Expert founded Expert's Firm, a business consultancy advising companies on a wide range of Consumer Product Compliance Issues. Expert is a member of several professional bodies including the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of the Food Science and Technology and the Association of Public Analysts.


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Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1978   BSc (Hons)   Chemistry   University of Newcastle upon Tyne   Hons
1985   MChemA   Analytical Chemistry, Law and Practice   Royal Society of Chemistry  
1981   CChem   Chemistry   Royal Society of Chemistry  
2002   FRSC   Chemistry   Royal Society of Chemistry  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to






He is responsible for all consulting work and liaison with clients.

Career Accomplishments:

Royal Society of Chemistry Association of Public Analysts



Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert is consulted by many mainstream EU toy companies. He advises on product design, testing and compliance.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has been an expert witness in many UK courts. He is the lawyers first choice expert in the field of toy safety and consumer product safety.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Chemist expert in middlesex for consulting on Chemist.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert organises many seminars and training events. He can deliver one to one and multiple delegate training seminars with flair.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is truly and expert in his field. However he is the first to admit when he doesn't know something. He can usually find someone who does however!


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