Dr Castell is internationally experienced in all aspects of IT/IP, computer, software, systems, telecommunications, broadcasting and internet disputes, as an independent consultant, expert witness, mediator, arbitrator and expert determiner.
He is a Medallist, IT CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR (BCS Professional Awards).
Expertise: complex software and systems inspection, expert reports, Forensic Systems Analysis, contract review, expert evidence in court (oral testimony, cross examination), project management; cybercrime, evidence and data forensics; IP disputes: patents, copyright, trade secrets; internet, e-commerce and mobile platform technology; software verification and valuation for tax mitigation schemes; IT outsourcing and other supply agreements. Special experience in voice telephony, satellite communications and databroadcasting services and businesses; and in blockchain, cryptocurrency and crypto asset transactions, evidence, investigation, law and regulation.
Working with legal counsel, he has achieved highly effective outcomes for clients, including involvement in the largest and longest software implementation contract actions heard in the English High Court and Sydney Supreme Court.
Dr Castell has been honoured with an interview for Archives of IT: Capturing the Past, Inspiring the Future … the people who influenced the development of IT in the UK.