Mr Peter Bull  

Mr Peter Bull

FRAes MSc MBA FIoD FCMI CMgr IEng CAA AML CEDR MEWI

Aviation Expert

Aviation
Horizon Aerospace Ltd
8 Riverfield Road
STAINES
Surrey
TW18 2EE
Peter is a very experienced aviation expert witness having provided expert evidence at the highest levels including the London High Court, in International Arbitration and at The Hauge. He has been instructed on behalf of both claimant and defendant and also as a single joint expert.

In addition to giving written and oral evidence he has provided input to CPR Part 36 offers, litigation risk assessments, attended mediations, expert meetings and prepared joint statements.

He has completed the full (1 year) Cardiff University Law School / Bond Solon expert witness program including written examinations on civil law and procedures plus independent assessment of written evidence and performance under cross-examination.

In addition to his areas of specialism, Peter’s broad knowledge of the aviation industry, coupled with his claims experience as an Aviation Loss Adjuster, and as a CEDR accredited mediator, has made him equally in demand as an expert advisor. This is especially so in complex disputes involving multiple heads of claim where he can bring clarity to issues such as the actual and counter factual scenarios, causation, mitigation, the nature and quantum of a claim, what supporting evidence is required and the likely source.

His early involvement in a dispute can prove invaluable in assisting counsel assess the merits of a case, help with the selection of suitable experts and their scope of instruction.

Areas of expertise:

Peter specialises in disputes involving the management, planning, operation and maintenance of aircraft which includes:

Maintenance, repair and overhaul.
Airworthiness managemen.
Aircraft operations and ground handling, including aircraft accidents and incidents;
▪ aircraft operating leasing and charter;
▪ aircraft financing;
▪ private equity and aviation investment; and
▪ aircraft asset management.

This includes disputes arising from:
Aircraft damage, delay or grounding, resulting in loss of use, loss of reputation or loss of profits;
▪ aircraft repair, maintenance (including accidents and maintenance errors), engineering or modification;
▪ the acquisition, sale and transfer of aircraft including engines and spares;
▪ aircraft leasing and finance including asset assurance inspections, aircraft delivery, redelivery and repossessions;
▪ aviation insurance and warranty claims;
▪ airworthiness and aircraft technical records;
▪ airworthiness directives and the impact of technical and operational regulatory compliance;
▪ commercial / technical due diligence involving the sale or acquisition of related aviation businesses; and
▪ business plans, implementation and failures or failure to meet performance targets, covenants etc.

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Additional Information:

Regional Limits:

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Expert Witness Work:

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Expert Witness Activity:

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Lawyer Consultation:

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