Dispute Resolution: A meeting of minds
Meetings of experts are designed to smooth the path of specialist evidence into court by giving experts working on the same case a chance to iron out their differences outside the courtroom. But do they work? Daniel Djanogly reports
Under the current Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), expert witnesses from a particular discipline involved in a case are usually directed to hold discussions known as the ‘meeting of experts’. The purpose of these discussions and requirements are set out in Rule 35.12.
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