Practice Notes: Expert witness

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

Solicitors are placing pressure on experts to amend reports

Expert witnesses feel their impartiality has been damaged by som

24 Nov 2014

MoJ must undertake a study of expert witness misconduct

QC suggests judges should refer complaints about experts to professiona

10 Nov 2014

New guidance published for instruction of experts in civil claims

Guidance will assist litigants, practitioners and experts to understand bes

27 Aug 2014

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