• Fire Expert Witness Service

Fire Expert Witness

Tenos fire safety experts provide testimony that is legally defensible, accurate and impartial

In the event of a dispute relating to fire safety, it is often necessary to seek advice from an independent and impartial expert witness.

Tenos has a 20-year history of assisting with fire safety expert witness cases.

Our expert opinion has been called upon by fire authorities and legal professionals for a wide range of fire safety legal cases across the UK, including a number of high-profile cases.


Why appoint Tenos to act as a fire safety expert witness?

  • We’re experts in fire safety engineering and management;

  • Our expert witnesses are highly experienced Chartered Engineers with a wide range of technical competencies;

  • We act as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases;

  • We analyse, interpret and explain complex technical evidence;

  • We understand the Civil and Criminal Procedure Rules;

  • Our expert witnesses are fully conversant with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;

  • We’re experienced in providing testimony in court;

  • We offer independent and impartial expert opinion based on fact.


Tenos can provide expert opinion for legal cases on issues such as:

  • Fire safety design of residential and commercial buildings;

  • Fire performance of materials;

  • Review of fire safety documentation for compliance;

  • Review of legal obligation compliance e.g. Building Regulations or the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005;

  • Review of fire safety management;

  • Review the need for, and adequacy of, fire risk assessments.


As expert witnesses, we draw upon our experience to analyse fire safety engineering and fire safety management issues with objectivity, providing factual and independent expert opinions that are industry-respected.

All investigation work and reporting is carried out on an independent basis. Our expert witnesses are employed to establish the facts from fire investigation reports, documents and other sources of evidence and provide opinion based on that information.

Our testimony is legally defensible, accurate and impartial to provide you with the substantive expert opinion you require to strengthen your legal argument.


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