Expert Witnesses: Counting on the bean counters
Mediation was billed by the Woolf reforms as a quicker, cheaper and less people-intensive alternative to court-based litigation, but the expert accountant is still an asset to proceedings, says Emile Woolf
When Lord Woolf’s civil procedure rules (CPR) were introduced in April 1999 – heralding the demise of litigation as we knew it – I took out the appropriate insurance policy in the form of an intensive course at the Centre of Effective Dispute Resolution (Cedr) and duly qualified as a mediator.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651