24 May 2016
The Academy of Experts is a member of the Civil Litigation Review Working Group of the Civil Justice Council. The Working Group is currently undertaking a survey about the process of 'hot-tubbing' in legal proceedings in England and Wales, and if applicable elsewhere.
5 October 2015
New changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules (CrimPR) include technical changes as well as introducing additional duties that experts will have to comply with.
1 June 2015
New Rules From today, 1 June 2015, a new Practice Direction comes into force in the Commercial Court in Northern Ireland - PD 1 of 2015 and at the same time cancels the existing PD 6 of 2002.
30 January 2015
Courts rely heavily on Expert Witness evidence and opinion. To do so they must be able to accept that an Expert Witness is truly an Expert.
21 November 2014
On 1st December as part of the 76th update to CPR the Protocol for the Instruction of Experts to give Evidence in Civil Claims will be removed from PD35. On the same day the "Guidance for the instructions of experts in civil claims" will come into force.