04 Jul Simon Duffy
Associate | Architect | Expert Witness
– BA (Hons) Architecture
– PG Dip Architecture
– Chartered Member of the RIBA
Simon Duffy has over 15 years’ experience in the Health sector. He has come from a commercial practice where he has led the design on GP Surgeries, Primary Health Care Centres, residential homes, specialist accommodation for people with autism and Neighbourhood Resource Centres for adults with learning difficulties.
Recently, Simon has also been involved with the new GP Commissioning Board in Bracknell. He was instrumental in successfully pioneering the design of one of the first buildings being commissioned through the PCT structure prior to the abolition of PCTs in April 2013.
His work across a wide spectrum of physical and learning difficulties give him a good insight into claimants’ needs.
EXPERT WITNESS PROFILE
Simon has worked on cases in England, Scotland, Wales, Jersey and the Isles of Silly on a diverse range of disabilities including but not exclusively: amputations, wrongful births, hypoxic brain injuries, cerebral palsy, cauda equina, hemiplegia, tetraplegia, quadriplegia, paraplegia, myopia and blindness, arthrogryposis, neurological problems, brain tumors, inoperable hernias, bowel problems and very sad cases of persistent vegetative state.
Simon has a specialism in Military cases and has provided accommodation reports on the most difficult of cases.
Simon has attended Court on a number of cases and have given evidence.
Simon also provides reports on cases of Architectural negligence and has been involved in a number of high profile negligence cases.
Simon also provides pre-action reports with a view to them being structured to the mandatory Civil Procedure Rules (SPR) at a later date if legal action is to be taken.
Simon has published a number of articles in the Expert Witness Journal.