Pollock & Galbraith are one of the few firms of Consulting Actuaries in the UK who specialise in the provision of expert witness opinions on the actuarial aspects of a range of legal matters.
Established in 1992 by Dr John Pollock, the company has taken instructions and prepared reports for several hundred firms of solicitors as well as accountants, financial advisers and life insurance companies. Dr Pollock is a member of the influential Ogden Working Party which prepares the Ogden Tables of multipliers used by solicitors in the quantification of damages. He has appeared in Courts and Tribunals across the UK in a range of matters on which he has prepared opinions, with pension loss and fatal accident loss of support calculations being a particular speciality. He is regularly asked to speak at conferences on a range of topics and to host internal seminars for large legal specialists.
In any year, Dr Pollock personally produces or supervises the production of several hundred expert witness reports. These are specifically tailored to the jurisdiction involved. These are predominantly in the following fields:-
Personal Injury & Fatal Accident Cases - Lump Sum Awards
Personal Injury - Periodical Payment Orders
Trust & Probate Matters
Share Option Valuation
Financial Services Litigation & Statistical Consultancy
A free initial inspection of papers is offered after which a specific fixed fee quotation will be given.
Fees for consultations and Court appearances are based on hourly time cost rates.