Expert evidence

Expert evidence guidance:

This Practice Note looks at the admissibility of expert evidence under CPR Part 35 and the Civil Evidence Act 1972 (CEA 1972). In particular, it considers whether...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on expert evidence in the Chancery Division under Chapter 17 of the Chancery Guide. In particular, it considers the relevance of...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with: • Practice Notes: Expert evidence—general considerations, Applying for permission to adduce expert evidence,...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering data protection and GDPR. For guidance, see:...

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Introduction The application should be made using Form N244. If an application is being made in the Commercial Court, use Precedent: Application notice for permission to...

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Introduction The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC. Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (Word) PDF Format WARNING: Note that...

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Introduction The application should be made using Form N244. Application notice (Form N244) PDF Format WARNING: Note that the official court forms have not yet been...

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Introduction The application in the Commercial Court is made using Form N244CC. Application notice—Commercial Court (Form N244(CC)) (Word) PDF Format If making an...

Precedents

Key principles Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 35.3 makes clear that an expert is under a duty to assist the court on matters within his or her area of expertise. That duty...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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ARCHIVED: Note: • this Practice Note provides guidance on provisions which came into force on 1 April 2013 • this Practice Note only addresses the amendments to CPR 35.4....

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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This Practice Note considers the importance of experts’ testimony and credibility at trial and, accordingly, the weight that may be given to expert evidence. It considers...

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Expert witnesses, and those instructing them, are expected to have regard to: • all relevant CPR Rules and Practice Directions • the Guidance for the instruction of...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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What is hot-tubbing? Concurrent expert evidence ('CEE'), or 'hot-tubbing' as it is colloquially known, is a procedure at trial whereby experts in any discipline give...

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This Practice Note should be considered in conjunction with: • Practice Note: Instructing the expert • Checklist—letter of instruction to expert • precedent: Letter of...

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When instructing experts you are expected to have regard to: • all relevant CPR Rules and Practice Directions • the Guidance for the instruction of experts in civil...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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Private & confidential [insert name and address of expert] [insert date] Dear [insert name of expert] [insert case heading] Instruction to act as expert [Thank you for...

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Private & confidential [insert name and address of expert] [insert date] Dear [insert name of expert] [insert case heading] Instruction to act as single joint expert...

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Private & confidential [insert name and address of client] [insert date] Dear [insert name of client] [insert case heading] As we have already discussed, we will require...

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It is vital that experts are aware of their professional duties and comply with them accordingly. A failure to do so may have a various consequences including affecting...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Witness statements—their status, use and immunity—Witness immunity from suit, which gives general...

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Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify division] [Specify...

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Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location] OR [Specify division] [Specify...

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This Practice Note gives guidance on remote hearings, via video-conference and telephone. It covers relevant CPR provisions and related guidance, as well as special...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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