Lawyer Monthly - March 2022

Wood Experts and Expert Witness Advice A highly specialised field, wood scientists are called upon to provide expert knowledge in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases. Jim Coulson, a wood expert drawing on more than 40 years of experience, touches on the sorts of work that such experts undertake and why their insights are often crucial to the outcome of a dispute. About JimCoulson Jim Coulson is an experienced wood scientist and technical building consultant with over 40 years’ worth of experience in the wood industries. He is also a chartered environmentalist and fellow of both the Faculty of Building and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. About TFTWoodexperts TFT Woodexperts Limited is an independent consultancy practice that provides technical and training solutions for the timber and construction industries. The company started life in 1991 as “Technology For Timber” (TFT) before acquiring the domain name of Woodexperts, reflecting its growing focus on expert witness work. Woodexperts’ consultants specialise in timber, design, grading, inspection and training in softwoods, hardwoods and sheet materials, as well as expert witness reports and certification. JimCoulson, Director TFT Woodexperts Limited Park House, 16 Emgate, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 1AL Tel: +44 01677 427273 E:

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