The expert witness can be an integral part of the legal process, but is an expert an advocate for his client or a 'judge’s little helper'?
If you’re interested in becoming an expert witness, or are likely to be involved in a case where an expert witness has been appointed, it’s important that you understand fully what the court rules and protocol have to say.
Do you know what the RICS Practice Statement and Guidance Note says?
What does a lawyer want from an expert witness?
Some cases to note
Who is responsible for the expert’s fees?
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Iain is highly experienced in construction, engineering, major projects, and negligence disputes. He is an active solicitor-advocate, appearing regularly against senior and junior counsel in the Court of Session, principally in the Commercial Court. He has a large adjudication and substantial mediation practice, conducting mediations across the UK. He also advises adjudicators.