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Hot-tubbing: view from the bench

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The use of concurrent expert evidence was initially developed in the Australian Competition Tribunal in the mid-1990s.

Expert matters (or experts matter)

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It’s been over a year since Michael Gove was misquoted (or least not fully quoted) in the lead up to the EU referendum as saying people have “had enough of experts”.

Experts in international arbitration

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The various ways in which experts are used in international arbitration present opportunities for more effective and efficient decision-making.

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.

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