Svend offers trained and accredited expert witness expertise on equine orthopaedics and surgery. His increasing involvement in this field is a reflection of the Courts increasing needs following the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) (1998) to identify expert witnesses who are competent (qualifications and seniority) in their own sphere and have received legal training to improve their credibility and reliability to give expert evidence.

Broad professional background

Ten years in academia and orthopaedic research
Doctorate thesis in orthopaedics
Twenty years as orthopaedic consultant in equine practice (ongoing)
Extensive literary production in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks
Frequent speaker at national and international meetings

Legal training

Cardiff University Expert Witness Accreditation (2006) (CUEW)
Assessed and registered with Council for the Registration of Expert Witnesses (2005) (CRFP)
Registered with UK Register of Expert Witnesses
Assessed and Registered with Expert Witness Institute (EWI)
Attending annual expert witness conferences and other legal CPD

Expert witness expertise

Produced more than 400 expert witness reports for both claimants and defendants
Single joint expert experience
County Court and High Court experience in the UK, Eire, Sweden and Denmark
Frequently acting for The Danish Veterinary Health Council

Available for instruction in the UK and Europe.

Svend is frequently in Denmark for professional reasons which enables him to keep his travelling expenses to an absolute, and therefore competitive, minimum and similar to national colleagues. Business can usually be arranged within a  2 week period.

A full Curriculum Vitae will be emailed upon request.