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Could you be our Subject Matter Expert

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The forensic & expert witness advisory group are on the lookout for a specialist who would be interested in assisting ICAEW programme content for the community.

Bishop and Anor v Transport for London

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The case concerns a firm called Metal Recycling Plc that had sought £4,177,782 in compensation from a compulsory purchase order by TfL, for land required for Crossrail. The subsequent appeal, which was rejected, was against the awarding of 80% of the costs to TfL.

Bank Mellat v Her Majestys Treasury

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Court of Appeal rules against anonymised disclosure in ‘massive and complex’ case - and that, in English litigation, English law holds the trump card.

Forensic and expert witness conference

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Join us on Thursday 7 November 2019 for the annual Forensic & Expert Witness Community Conference for a combination of highly relevant sessions and a wide range of specialist break-outs, all of which will be invaluable to anyone practising in the forensic accounting arena.

Bringing your forensic accountant to a mediation

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There are many reasons why forensic accountants are invited to attend mediations but care needs to be taken not to prejudice their ability later to act as expert witnesses.

The accountant as 'assessor' in arbitrations

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As court fees rise and delays in the court process increase, more and more litigants are considering arbitration to settle disputes.

Bitcoin in divorce

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Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies are featuring ever more commonly in family finance cases, posing new challenges for professional advisers .

Please don't 'help' us draft our joint statements

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In the case of BDW Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd [2018] EWHC 1915 (TCC), his Honour Judge Stephen Davies considered the conduct of an expert witness who had sent the first draft of the joint statement to his instructing solicitors for their comments.

Conflict of interest and expert witness

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Technomed Ltd v Bluecrest Health Screening Ltd (2017): another warning about experts and conflicts of interest.

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