Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 October 2006

248 Pages

ISBN: 9780199297948

Bookseller Code (06)

Experts in the Civil Courts

Expert Witness Institute
Edited by Louis Blom-Cooper

  • Comprehensive new guide to the controversial area of expert evidence in civil litigation
  • An authoritative first port-of-call for civil litigation practitioners, the judiciary, and professionals who act as expert witnesses
  • Provides detailed commentary to the new procedures under Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Contains practical guidance to the key issues that arise in practice, including accreditation, the solicitor/expert relationship, expert's reports and privilege, court management of expert evidence, the single joint expert, and experts' immunity from liability
  • Also looks at the historical background to expert testimony, and discusses the future development of the law, with reference to developments in the courts and other tribunals
  • Written by a leading multidisciplinary contributor team, many of whom were involved in the Working Party on the Code of Guidance for Expert Evidence
  • Edited by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, a past Chair and Governor of the Expert Witness Institute

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