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Admissibility of expert evidence and potential conflicts of interest (EXP v Barker)

Admissibility of expert evidence and potential conflicts of interest (EXP v Barker)
Published on: 03 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Personal Injury analysis: The Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge’s rejection of evidence of an expert witness in the medical negligence case of EXP v Barker. Grahame Aldous QC and Stuart McKechnie of 9 Gough Square, barristers, who acted for the respondent in the case, review the decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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