This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover:
- The rules relating to expert evidence
- “Who is an “expert
- Obtaining the Court’s permission to rely on expert evidence
- The admissibility of expert evidence
- The lawyer’s role & interactions with the expert
- "Experts behaving badly” how to spot this and what to do
There have been a large number of cases on the conduct of some experts and those instructing them this year including:
- The significant Court of Appeal decision in Griffiths -v- TUI about the contents of reports and when the court can reject the findings of experts whose reports are in evidence but unchallenged at trial
- The judgment in Good Law Project Ltd on when a court can refuse to allow a party to rely on expert evidence when the report fails to comply with the rules of court
- The litigant's responsibility for experts and the "worrying trends" identified in Beattie Passive Norse Ltd
This webinar is part of a 6 civil evidence webinar series.
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The other webinars in this series are
Witness statements – drafting witness statements that comply with the rules
Expert evidence – understanding the basics and avoiding the pitfalls
Civil evidence and social media
Surveillance evidence in personal injury cases
Disclosure and documentary evidence
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