Consultancy and Expert Witness

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SGS M-Scan’s team of scientists offer interpretative services and second opinions on data obtained by third parties in the forensic, environmental and chemical analysis fields. Many of SGS M-Scan’s scientists are also trained in the provision of Expert Testimony and have been involved in cases in Europe, Asia and Australia.

SGS M-Scan has provided Consultancy and Expert Opinion to a wide range of interests including government departments, private companies, military, insurance companies, loss adjusters, solicitors/barristers, environment agencies, port authorities, and shipping lines. Opinions have covered such areas as:

SGS M-Scan also offers a Witnessed Analysis Service where parties to a dispute can be present while SGS M-Scan’s scientists undertakes the analysis of their samples and provides them with an independent interpretation of the data obtained. This service is used extensively by loss adjusters and interests in contaminated cargo disputes.