Richard Formby FCA MAE

With over 20 year’s membership of the Academy of Experts as a practising expert witness, Richard has developed a wealth of experience as a CPR Expert Witness.

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Richard is an expert that has for many years been trusted by lawyers to deliver a highly professional service. Instructed to act for claimants, defendants and as a Single Joint Expert – Richard delivers the same high standard of service and expertise.

Richard has experience of giving evidence in the County Court, Mercantile Court and High Court. He has also delivered evidence by way of ‘expert hot-tubbing’.

Through his commitment to high professional standards, membership of the Academy of Experts and the ICAEW Forensic Accounting Special Interest Group – Richard understands the requirements of the Expert Witness, and importantly his duty to the Court.

With experience of Experts’ Meeting stretching back to their introduction with the Woolf Reforms, Richard brings his authority, good preparation, reputation for quick thinking and clear drafting to the Joint Statement process – typically providing immense assistance to identifying the important quantum issues and ‘loss dynamics’, thereby proving valuable input to the JSM, ADR or Trial processes.

When you instruct Richard Formby as your Expert Witness, you can expect:-

  • An approachable expert
  • Clear and concise reports and joint statement input
  • Professional, impartial and authoritative expert opinion
  • An experienced expert with the knowledge and skills to deliver – in conference, at Joint Meetings and in the Witness Box
  • A personal service, with helpful costs budgetary input

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