Expert witness

Imposter syndrome: choosing your witnesses wisely

Following the collapse of a case concerning a £7m carbon credit fraud this week, Mark Solon reflects on the importance of calling credible expert witnesses

Trust the experts

Recent judgments containing damning criticism of expert evidence provide a useful reminder of the duties experts owe to the court, write Kirsten Wall and Leila Grove

Collaboration and cooperation with experts

Martin Spencer QC describes some of the significant issues currently facing experts, including the prevalence of hot-tubbing and difficulties with securing proper pay

No time to waste or delay

District Judge Glennis Corkill discusses the current trend of noise-induced hearing loss cases and advises practitioners on how to approach the court with them

How sure is sure?

We need a more rigorous definition of ‘beyond reasonable doubt’, argues Clive Stafford Smith

Book review: Writing Medico-Legal Reports in Civil Claims

Alec Samuels reviews the ‘impressive’ textbook that he says would benefit lawyers with its ‘scholarship and practicality’

Advising sophisticated clients revisited

The decision in Healey suggests once again that the courts are prepared to consider the scope of the solicitor's duty on a case-by-case basis, write Phil Murrin and Mark Healing