Legal Case list

Where there is a dispute between clients and contractors over development costs, Peter Cowsill can act as an expert advisor or witness to resolve claims.Some examples:

Legal claim for the potential increased cost of dewatering a spar mine, due to the construction of large raised reservoir. The claim was abandoned due to the quality of the arguments presented by Peter Cowsill.Real effects assessed and loss adjusters advised, regarding claims for alleged subsidence to a hotel due to active opencast mining activities.

Advising on several insurance claims relating to subsidence of dwellings due to various causes including; dewatering, made ground and vibration. We have commented on causation, responsibility and remedial solutions.

Specialist sub-consultant to the local authority for planning appeal regarding a potential quarry extension, specifically examining the stability of a quarry face.

Producing geotechnical data for inclusion in the planning enquiry submission for a proposed large raised reservoir in Devon.

Producing proof of evidence for a public enquiry regarding a potential open cast site in South Wales.

Providing proof of evidence definitively invalidating a malicious claim for tidal groundwater problems during construction of development in Cheshire.

Producing proof of evidence for adjudication over disputed ground condition issues on major tunnelling contract, resulting in payment of contractor’s costs.