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Your Expert Witness


Mr P W Danks

Reading Agricultural Consultants Ltd
Beechwood Court
Long Toll

Contact Person: Mr P W Danks
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) CEnv AIEMA FBIAC MIAgrE
Phone: 01491 684233 / 07785 393229
Fax: 01491 680800
Occupation: Chartered Environmentalist and Agricultural Consultant

Mr P W Danks BSc(Hons) CEnv AIEMA FBIAC MIAgrE

Chartered Environmentalist and Agricultural Consultant

Mr Peter Danks is an agri-environmentalist, with a practical background in agricultural engineering gained through working for two major international manufacturers/suppliers of irrigation and pollution control equipment.

Since joining Reading Agricultural Consultants in 1986 he has mainly been concerned with the impact of agriculture on the environment - principally through livestock related development, waste management, spray irrigation, water supply and soil/water matters.

He can act as an expert witness, including giving evidence in court, in cases relating to all these areas and has specialist expertise in:

  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Environmental protection, management and monitoring
  • Water quality, including the analysis and interpretation of evidence of water pollution and effluents
  • Air pollution, including odour pollution and nuisance
  • Agricultural engineering, including construction and use regulations, irrigation systems and health and safety issues

Mr Danks can take instructions on behalf of either claimant or defendant or as a Single Joint Expert. He has presented expert evidence at Planning Inquiries and in the Magistrates, Crown, County and High Courts.