Information and Guidance for Expert Witnesses
It is a fact that those acting as Expert Witnesses are doing so as a second profession. Accountants, Doctors, Engineers etc have all spent many years training in their primary fields accumulating the knowledge and skills that enable them to call themselves 'experts'.
For those new entrants to this second profession there can be a bewildering array of information that they have to take on board and rules they have to comply with. For those will extensive experience there are constantly changing rules and procedures that make it essential to keep up-to-date.
- Expert's Declaration - A requirement for experts in England & Wales and best practice in many other jurisdictions
- Model Form of Report - a judge friendly expert witness report template which was prepared by the TAE Judicial Committee and used worldwide
- Contingency Fees
- Codes of Practice
- Useful Cases - a variety of cases that affect expert witnesses and mediators. Originally published in TEDR the TAE journal.
The information on this website is not meant to be exhaustive but is a resource for all experts new or experienced. It does not replace proper training and should be used in conjunction with other sources.
Remember that it is your responsibility to always check that you are using the most recent rules and procedures.