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President's Dinner 2018

We will be celebrating the President's Dinner on June 13th in Pewterers' Hall. This is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow members or entertain instructing solicitors.

Weather permitting, we will be starting with an outside reception in the Gardens at 7.30pm before moving to the stunning Livery Hall for dinner.

CPR Guidance - Evening Meeting

Michael Cohen, Chairman Emeritus will lead a discussion looking into new CPR Guidance for Experts and its ramifications.

This meeting will be an interactive session focussing on the recent changes affecting Experts and their practices.

Part refresher, part problem solving and part update there will be something for everyone in what will be a very valuable evening.

  • The changing regime for Experts – surviving and benefiting.
  • The new CJC Guidance and changes in CPR reviewed.

Evening Meeting - Abuse & Use of Experts

Jo Delahunty QC is a leading family practitioner. On 8th May she will be sharing her experiences of the uses and abuses of Experts in court. 

Although mainly focusing on the family arena this meeting will be of interest to all experts as there now appears to be an increasing cross-over both in practice and regulation with a sharing of successful ideas across the differing systems (Civil/Criminal/Family etc). 

Evening Meeting - Privilege

The Evening Meeting on 8th May will look at the arcane world of Privilege and its many twists and turns. What is it? Do the differences within it really matter? Why should Experts bother, surely this is a problem for the lawyers. Privilege often appears to baffle lawyers so its not surprising Experts can fall foul of it.

Colin Passmore will take a look at the various types of privilege and explain the important differences. He will talk about such matters as:

President's Dinner 2019

We will be celebrating the President's Dinner on June 12th in Pewterers' Hall. This is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow members or entertain instructing solicitors.

Weather permitting, we will be starting with an outside reception in the Gardens at 7.30pm before moving to the stunning Livery Hall for dinner.

Forensic Science Regulator

The role of the Forensic Science Regulator is to ensure that the provision of forensic science in the Criminal Justice System is subject to an appropriate regime of quality standards. Using examples from fingerprint comparison and digital forensics in particular, this Evening Meeting will discuss what has been learned from introduction of quality standards and will consider the impact in terms of changes to practice.

How to become an expert witness - opportunities for investment consultants

This seminar will act as an introduction to the opportunities and pitfalls for investment consultants to become expert witnesses in the courts and arbitration. With the increasing interest and spotlight on investment, pensions and trusts there is likely to be an increased need and opportunity for well qualified expert witnesses. 
 

Pilot Disclosure Scheme

Since 1st January 2019 the Disclosure Pilot Scheme has applied to most proceedings in the Business and Property Courts across England and Wales.

This marks a dramatic change to the approach of the courts to the way in which parties are ordered to disclose contemporaneous documents to each other, aimed at reducing the scope of searches parties will have to carry out and reducing the costs of an exercise that, in the era of electronic data, has become what often proves to be the single biggest cost of civil litigation.

Evening Meeting - Forensic Science Regulator

Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System: Quality, Quality Standards, Impact and Challenges

Evening Meeting - The Disclosure Pilot Scheme – What it means for experts

From 1 January 2019 the Disclosure Pilot Scheme will apply to most proceedings in the Business and Property Courts across England and Wales. This marks a dramatic change to the approach of the courts to the way in which parties will be ordered to disclose contemporaneous documents to each other, aimed at reducing the scope of searches parties will have to carry out and reducing the costs of an exercise that, in the era of electronic data, has become what often proves to be the single biggest cost of civil litigation.

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