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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Using Expert Witnesses

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ISBN13: 9781853289309
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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This eminently practical guide is indispensable for practitioners instructing Experts. It takes the practitioner from identifying the right Expert and issuing instructions through to agreeing fees and controlling the assignment. It will help to avoid costly traps and to make the most of the appointed Expert.

Practitioners need to be aware of the codes of guidance for experts and the growing body of case law on the use of experts under Civil Procedure Rules. To help practitioners, the book includes:-

  • relevant elements of the Civil Procedure Rules and Practice Direction
  • the codes of guidance for experts
  • relevant case law
  • insights from experienced experts.

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1. Introduction
2. Role of the Expert Witness
3. Do you need an Expert?
4. Selecting an Expert
5. Instructing an Expert
6. The use of Expert reports
7. Written questions to Experts
8. Meetings of Experts
9. Single joint Experts
10. The Expert in court
11. Costs/payment of Experts
12. Experts in ADR