Jarm Consulting

Technical Consulting

Jarm Consulting is an industry leader in technical consulting services for the insurance and legal sectors, providing expert witness, dispute resolution, independent review and technical training services to clients.

Using the wide range of technical skills and qualifications, the Jarm team operates under the Expert Witness Code of Conduct (shown below), providing assurance of unbiased and impartial investigations and reporting.

Jarm is committed to the use of the Scientific Method of analysis for all technical consulting, adopted worldwide as the accepted standard for expert witnesses presenting evidence in Court.

Areas of Expertise

The Jarm team can provide expert consulting in the following key areas:

  1. Suitability of design and application
  2. Quality, method and deficits in installation
  3. Condition and maintenance issues or requirements
  4. Diagnostics and failure analysis
  5. Independent review of investigations and evidence

We operate in the following industry sectors:

  1. Mechanical Services (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration)
  2. Electrical Infrastructure (Transmission, Distribution, Switchboards)
  3. Electrical Control (Process Control, Switchgear, Motors)
  4. Electronic and IT Services (Servers, Computers, Electronic Controls)
  5. Psychrometric Analysis (Air Balance, Built Environment Condition)

Expert Witness Code of Conduct

Jarm Consulting operates in accordance with the rules and practices pertaining to expert witness evidence and in compliance with the following (but not limited to):

  1. The evidence issued by the expert witness is independent and all opinions are based on professional judgement in context of accepted or best industry practice and accepted scientific principles.
  1. Acknowledgement of the overriding duty to the court to provide impartiality on all matters relevant to the areas of expertise contained within this report
  1. Acknowledgement that the expert witness will not act on any instructions issued by any party, including the party commissioning the report, that may affect the impartiality of the report
  1. Acknowledgement that the expert witness agrees to be bound by accepted relevant rules and applicable codes of conduct within all Australian States and Territories, including (but not limited to):
  • ACT – Court Procedure Rules 2006 (ACT) Part 2.12 Expert Evidence Rules 1200 – 1246
  • NSW – Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW) Rules 31.17 – 31.54
  • QLD – Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (QLD)11 Part 5 Division 2 Rules 423 – 429S
  • VIC – Supreme Court Rules 2005 (VIC) Order 44 Expert Evidence Rules 44.01 – 44.06
  • SA – Supreme Court Civil Rules 2006 (SA) Rules 160, 161
  • WA – Rules of the Supreme Court 1971 (WA) Order 36A Expert Evidence Rules 1 – 9
  • TAS – Supreme Court Rules 2000 (TAS) Part 19 Division 5 Expert Opinion Evidence Rules 514 – 517