the largest online register of UK expert witnesses, containing over 4,500 profiles,
an online database (searchable by name, town, county, region,
qualification and/or area of expertise) a unique email directory
containing the email addresses of over 3,000 UK expert witnesses
and over 1,600 links to UK expert witness home pages (i.e. where the
expert witnesses have their own web sites). The directory contains
photographs and location maps and is updated twice daily throughout the year.
Expert Witness established in 1996,
publish and distribute The Expert Witness Directory; a completely free service to the legal,
insurance and media professions available in four formats:
1. A4 Hard Copy Directory
2. Real time updateable CD-ROM, which also updates from the website
3. This Website
4. Telephone service "SearchLine" which sources Expert Witnesses from any discipline within 6 working hours.
There are separate annual directories in book form covering the UK, Ireland, Scotland, Australia & New Zealand;
all of these are included on the CD-ROM and Website.
Legal Hub is the home of Sweet & Maxwell's
Expert Witness Directory. There are 2,500 experts listed in the Directory which can also be searched by
name, region or specialisation. It says on the site that all expert witnesses
have been vetted and have agreed to abide by a strict Code of Practice and Terms and Conditions.
Legal Experts UK offer a wide range of Expert Witnesses and
Legal Experts in many categories of expertise. Experts and Expert Witnesses are listed under their relevant fields
of expertise which is indexed alphabetically (expert lists).
The Law Society of Scotland Directory of Expert Witnesses is
a comprehensive source of expert witnesses published jointly between The Law Society of Scotland and W. Green.
All Expert Witnesses on this site have provided two professional references from practising solicitors
or advocates who have instructed them within the last three years.
ORC Experts provides the original online expert advisory service
established in 1984. Over that time ORC Experts has compiled a network of over 10,000 experts in 55 countries.
ORC Experts is a subsidiary of ORC International, a global provider of Business Information, Customer Insight and
Marketing Solutions for businesses large and small with over 40 years of experience and success.
Recognized experts in their fields
may create a free profile at
UK Register of Expert Witnesses
from JS Publications. First published in 1988, this is the longest
established independent listing of vetted independent witnesses,
all of whom have been recommended by previously instructing solicitors.
The full Register of some 3,200 experts is available online as a fully
searchable Web Register, which is updated on a regular basis, and there
are some 20,000 terms of reference which can be selected to aid in a
detailed search. The search facility is free to use, though you will need
to register a password in order to do so, and there are links to experts
own web sites. There is also information about how to use expert witnesses
and how to become one.
The company also provides an
expert witness search engine.
You do not need to log in to try it out. Just put a key word in the left hand space and
the system suggests further words to go with it, to refine the search, and also tells
you how many experts are in each category. For "real" use, experts can join the Register
from £120 pa, whilst lawyers can subscribe for £110 pa.
WitnessDirectory.com, established over 12 years ago,
offers lawyers a free source of expert witnesses. The directory reconciles lawyers from around the world
with expert witnesses from the UK, US and Australia.
Hundreds of visitors a day peruse the directory from as many as 40 countries.
X-Pro is designed and maintained by practising UK barristers.
Experts have access to their own full page profile allowing instantaneous updates, so the details are always current.
Profiles feature postcode and qualification hyperlinks and in many cases an audio 'soundbite', recorded by the experts
themselves. There is also a 'Helpdesk' facility which offers assistance for lawyers in choosing an expert.
X-Pro is the brainchild of Andrew C David, an experienced barrister of 20 years' call, and a small group of colleagues.
Topic-based registers of experts
British Psychological Society provides a directory with
profiles of around 700 UK-based psychologists who offer their services
in the expert witness field'
Detectives UK provides a large
number of investigators, grouped by region.
Earth's Environmental Experts (3E) Database,
with experts in many environmental and ecological specialisms.
The 3E Database is a searchable database, not just a listing of expertise.
From June 2000, membership of the 3E database is free, provided that people join online.
From the point of view of the user, the search continues to be free, online,
although you can ask the organisation to do the
search for you, in which case a charge is made.
Green MedicoLegal Ltd is a database of
Medical Expert Witnesses set up by Dr Ben Green, designed to assist lawyers with personal injury
and medical malpractice and
clinical negligence cases. Although based in the UK, the register also includes experts in other countries.
Medical Experts Online
provide information on 3000 UK Medical Expert Witnesses. They also give solicitors, insurers and
medical experts the ability to create and manage their own database of experts on the Medical Experts Online site.
Experts have access to their own online profiles which are
automatically and instantly updated on the web and on all the data bases of the solicitors
and insurers who host their own lists on the site.
A few organisations based mainly in the USA....
owned by American Lawyer Media, contains over 15,000 experts and consultants in the USA.
The data based can be searched by keyword or by category and can also be browsed by category.
Full details of all experts are given and the service is free to the user.
Expert Witness Network.
As it says about itself.... The Expert Witness Network is an On-Line service formerly known as
the Legal Research Network (LERN). The mission of the Expert Witness Network
is to link attorneys and expert witnesses via the World Wide Web by using
online technology to reduce the time and costs
associated with locating the best expert for a case.
Westlaw Round Table Group is an expert services firm
providing access to over 65,000 top academic and industry experts who serve as consultants and expert witnesses.
The services for attorneys include expert consultation and research support to litigating, immigration,
intellectual property attorneys, and other legal professionals in need of expertise. RTG can support
every stage of the litigation process with customized teams of university faculty and qualified
research associates who possess a deep understanding of attorney needs.
There is also now a London office in Berkeley Square.
eWitness.com is a community for experts to
create profiles for attorneys and insurance companies to locate expert witnesses,
legal consultants, and litigation support specialists. Thre are 5,000 categories
and the entries include Email & Websites and also where appropriate, photos, audio
& video clips.
JurisPro is a free online directory of expert witnesses.
You can search for an expert witness by name or area of expertise. You may view the expert's qualifications,
read their articles, see their photo, and contact the expert directly. JurisPro is the only expert witness
directory where you can hear the expert witness, and download their actual CV.
Law Info can be used to locate attorneys,
expert witnesses, and other legal information of use to members of the public.
Expert Pages describes itself as
the original and leading Internet directory of expert witnesses and consultants.
According to the Lawyers Weekly, "Expert Pages is the best free directory . . . . the largest number of experts in
the widest variety of areas and geographic locations."
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