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Amendment to the Expert's Declaration

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The 4th Amendment of the Criminal Procedure Rules took effect last week and introduced a small but important change to the Expert's Declaration for use in Criminal Proceedings.

Remuneration of experts in Europe

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EuroExpert highlights findings from its latest study of expert remuneration across Europe.

Expert meetings from inside

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Ask any lawyer about meetings of experts and you will be directed to the CPR and relevant guidance so ably described by Jeremy Nicholson QC in his article in TEDR 2101. The purpose of a meeting is clear, to narrow the technical issues so as to avoid unnecessary time in court and provide the judge with a clear exposition of where the experts agree and disagree.

The view from the hot tub

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Roger Isaacs, Partner at Milsted Langdon LLP and Vice Chair of the Forensic and Expert Witness Group, explores a recent case where expert witnesses were called to give their evidence concurrently.

Knock-on effect of Expert outside expertise

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Barrister James Bowling considers the case of R (Squier) v GMC [2015] EWHC 299 (Admin) and highlights the lessons for experts.

Expert determination: what we've learnt

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Tim Vogel reflects on the recent two-day Expert Determination Course run by the Academy of Experts for ICAEW.

Have you been in the hot tub yet?

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We are talking here not about what you do to relax, but about how you may be required to give concurrent evidence.

Part one: share valuations

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Cream Holdings Ltd v Davenport [2011] EWCA Civ 1287 illustrates the problems which can arise if an outgoing shareholder adopts an obstructive approach to the share valuation required in order to implement a pre-emption provision.

Part two: share valuations

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In this second article, Clive Freedman and Christopher Harris address points relating to the decision in Cream Holdings Ltd v Davenport that could cause difficulty in future cases, as well as looking at two other recent cases about expert determination.

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