Expert Witness & Litigation Support
“Quarite vera” – to seek the truth – is at the heart of everything we do
ABL Group combines over 150 years of marine legacy to seek the truth in everything we do to create a safer maritime space, with long-term practical and theoretical experience across every sphere of the marine sector, to offer a broad spectrum of marine, engineering and adjusting services to support clients with forensic and impartial advice in litigation, claims and disputes regarding a marine casualty. Our support extends throughout the process of a marine claim or dispute, including the initial investigation into the causes of a marine casualty.
Expert Witness Support across all Market Sectors
Our technical team of expert witnesses offer services to legal firms, P&I Clubs, finance houses and banks, oil majors, vessel owners and managers, regulatory bodies and other organisations that require experienced, knowledgeable and reliable expertise delivered with integrity.
Our expert witnesses offer a breadth of expertise and technical knowledge unrivalled in either its content, its proximity to local markets or in its geographical scope. We have marine and engineering personnel across a wide range of disciplines experienced in providing written and oral expert evidence both individually and in multi-disciplined teams. Our personnel have given expert opinion and evidence by deposition, at arbitration and in court for maritime disputes and litigations worldwide, including disputes and formal enquiries into high-profile incidents.
Marine Accident Investigation
Our investigations are supported by a wide range of computer modelling services including stability, structural strength, navigation and mooring analysis.
ABL Group also has extensive expertise in the use of MADAS (Marine Accident Data Analysis Suite) to help determine causation or mitigating factors in a marine accident, casualty or claim.