Institute of Expert Witnesses

Providing specialist advice and support in accident cases

The Institute of Expert Witnesses offers professional impartial and independent advice and provides qualified expert opinions to support the legal process of resolving cases of accidents and injury.

Institute of Expert Witnesses


Autobelay (Automatic friction application) Systems and Climbing Incidents

29 Dec 2020

Autobelay systems are widely used around the world in climbing gyms. Probably the most popular system has about 16,000 units worldwide, of which there are about 4,000 here in the UK.

Institute of Expert Witnesses

We provide independent expert witness advice and impartial opinions supporting and resolving accident and injury cases for clients across a range of physical education, sporting, education and leisure activities.

We run a speedy clearing house to match our range of expert witnesses to the needs of the instructing solicitors and attempt to respond to your expert witness requests within 24 hours.

Our areas of expertise range from athletics, football, gymnastics and both codes of rugby through to health and fitness, play and armed and uniformed service accidents with details on our Areas of Expertise page.

Expert Witness Success

Our members will support claimants and defendants as expert witnesses producing a high success rate in settlements and judgement payments in a number of landmark trials with details of our past work on our Case Studies page.

Each member has been carefully recruited based on their experience, qualifications and reputation to ensure the continued quality of our expert witness services and reports with details of their backgrounds and specialisms on Our Experts page.

Expert Witness Clients

As expert witnesses, our members have successfully represented a range of organisations across a variety of sectors with details of our clients and testimonials on our Client Reviews page.

We also actively recruit professionals looking to work as expert witnesses and if you're interested in joining our ranks please visit our About Us page to find out more about us as an organisation.



For more about our expert witness services or to find out more about becoming an Institute of Expert Witnesses member please contact us on 0117 986 2194 or at