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Expert Witnesses play a fundamental role within the UK’s judicial system by providing opinion evidence to assist courts in reaching decisions. Expert Witnesses may be asked to write a report or statement and be called to give evidence in a wide variety of legal forums including: civil, criminal, and family courts, tribunals, arbitrations, inquiries and professional conduct hearings.

Christopher Anderson is the business owner of Anderson Consultancy Training. He is committed to ensuring the highest standards of service to clients.

A qualified and experienced Expert Witness, his opinion and reasoning is widely sought-after and acknowledged for its objectivity and accuracy. He has advised on a wide range of civil and criminal cases some of which can be seen in the Case Histories column.

Christopher has a Cardiff University/Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate and all reports are written in accordance with the Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 and Practice Direction 35.

Institute of Conflict Management (ICM) LogoHe is also registered with the National Expert Witness Agency (NEWA) as a Conflict Management & Restraint Expert. For more inforformation click here


Chris is a leader, experienced Police Manager and a professionally qualified trainer with a history of achievement in public order & personal safety training. He was selected to lead specialist training where his capacity to objectively analyse personal safety issues and ability to positively challenge working practices, helped to innovate, identify and then establish good practice force-wide.

He was responsible for establishing new Force Policy in such areas as officer safety training and he planned and conducted a four-day implementation of TASER training for all 14,000 members of GMP, while establishing fitness and lifestyle management for all new recruits to the force.

A key and unique achievement was overseeing transportation of prisoners from UK to USA & Europe where he played a lead role in developing training then recruiting delegates to qualify them for escort of high-risk prisoners without a single case of civil litigation.

An in depth article by Chris on the use of force 'Are we as safe as we can be?' can be read here. (opens in pdf)

Case Histories

  • Restraint contributed to death of man
    Philmore Mills, 57, was handcuffed face down after becoming aggressive
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  • Court victory for the family of Julian Webster.
    Judge orders CPS to review decision not to charge anyone with manslaughter over his death
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  • Man dies after being Tasered four times.
    PC shot crazed bodybuilder with Taser four times in 52 seconds as fellow officers fought to handcuff him after flat rampage
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  • Restraint played a significant role in death Restraint by bouncers at Deansgate Locks bar played a 'significant role' in death of Julian Webster, jury rules.
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  • Police Officer used excessive force
    Stephen Hudson, aged 43, from Westhoughton was found guilty by a unanimous verdict after CCTV footage showed he used "excessive force" three times on the 15-year-old boy.
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