Practice Notes: Expert witness

Piloting progress in family proceedings

Kevin Gibbs discusses the impact of a pilot scheme for the provision of DNA testing on children in private family la

06 Jul 2015

Defects in building fire safety

Mostyn Bullock considers the decline in building standards and asks what the industry can do to stop th

06 Jul 2015

Common ground

Reforms and fee cuts have led to tensions between expert witnesses and solicitors, but both professions are united in deploring the impact on access to jus

06 Jul 2015

Robust opinions need robust reasoning: 15 medico-legal postulates

Dr Hugh Koch sets out the key principles underpinning the assessment methods employed by medico-legal exper

06 May 2015

Getting the best from your expert

Nurture your relationships with expert witnesses in order to get their best work and save you both time and money, advises Michae

05 May 2015

‘Reckless’ expert witness struck off

Doctor found to have falsified experience under oath when providing evidence for injur

27 Apr 2015

Principle of least interest

Budget constraints, tight timetabling and harsh costs sanctions are increasing tensions between experts and solicitors and risk undermining justice, says M

04 Mar 2015

Deception detection

Investigating reliability and truthfulness in personal injury interviews, by Drs Hugh Koch, Frank Beesley and Annett

03 Mar 2015

GP jargon buster: a guide

Dr Nicholas Swale translates the difficult vernacular used in doctors'

13 Jan 2015

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