Expert Witness Effluent

Sean Moran has acted as an expert witness in the field of effluent treatment engineering, based in his over twenty years of experience as a chartered engineer designing, operating and troubleshooting effluent treatment plants.

He has provided expert witness services, advice and support to legal practices with respect to contractual disputes in effluent treatment plant design, construction, commissioning and operation, including the production of short advisory reports and formal reports to the court fully compliant with Part 35 of civil procedure rules. 

He has been accepted by the UK courts as an expert in all aspects of effluent treatment. He has been trained in Part 35 report writing, cross-examination, and conducting meetings with other experts. He has produced many such reports, as well as having presented his evidence in court.

Examples of Expert Witness work Sean has undertaken include:

Expert Witness in commercial dispute to do with produced water treatment (Production of Advisory Reports) 

Expert Witness in commercial dispute to do with sewage sludge dewatering by centrifugation (Production of Advisory Report)

Single Joint Expert Report in a commercial dispute about the cause of problems and degree of completion of an effluent treatment plant at a plating works (Production of CPR Part 35 Compliant Report)

Expert Report in resolution of a dispute about the cause of problems with an effluent treatment plant at a hospital in Bermuda (Production of CPR Part 35 Compliant Report, Technical Solution)

Expert Witness for the defence in the case of a prosecution under the Water Industry Act (Production of Advisory Report, Presentation of Evidence in Court) 

Expert Witness in the case of a contractual dispute over suitability / viability of a package sewage treatment plant and reed bed, and their quality of installation in an application with high levels of fats, oils and greases (Production of CPR Part 35 Compliant Report)

Expert Report in support of a contractual dispute over suitability of design and installation of a packaged effluent treatment plant and grease trap at an Indian restaurant with high levels of fats, oils and greases in effluent.(Production of Advisory Report, Technical Solution)

Expert Report in support of defence against legal action on the grounds of odour nuisance from a packaged effluent treatment plant installed at a hotel (Production of Advisory Report, Technical Solution)

A more detailed account of Sean's expert witness experince can be seen on his CV here.