Expert Witness in UK Law

  • Meadow v General Medical Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Oct 2006
    ...... first raises an important question of principle, namely whether an expert witness should be entitled to immunity from disciplinary, regulatory or ......
  • Barratt v Ansell (t/a as Woolf Seddon); Arthur JS Hall & Company v Simons
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Jul 2000
    ...... before a court of justice, namely judges, court officials, witnesses, parties, counsel and solicitors alike: p. 222A-C: The second was the ... about the strength of the case for removing the immunity from paid expert witnesses: at p. 237. Those immunities are founded on the public policy ......
  • Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
    • Supreme Court (Scotland)
    • 11 Mar 2015
    ...... In relation to the first ground, he based his decision primarily on expert evidence of medical practice, following the approach laid down by the ...It was described by Dr Philip Owen, an expert witness who gave evidence on behalf of the Board, as "a major obstetric emergency ......
  • Gestmin SGPS S.A. v Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd and Another
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 15 Nov 2013
    ...... 5 Witnesses 12 ...It is agreed between the parties' financial experts that as at 30 September 2013 the value of the shares was around €3.9 ......
  • R (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Jul 2005
    ...... critical issue was one of fact, it may be enough to say that one witness was preferred to another because the one manifestly had a clearer ... to their decision included many IAT decisions and reports of experts and international bodies which post-dated 23rd June 2003. If Buxton LJ is ......
  • Re B (Care Proceedings: Expert Witness)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
  • Hunter v Canary Wharf Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Abr 1997
    ......One expert witness explained that the verandah glass diffused the light, as if from a ......
  • Expert Witness Institute v Commissioners of Customs and Excise
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 12 Dic 2001
  • Locobail (U.K.) Ltd v Bayfield Properties Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 Nov 1999
    ...... case or in a previous case, had commented adversely on a party or witness, or found the evidence of a party or witness to be unreliable, would not ... He has also lectured, appeared on television and acted abroad as an expert on English personal injury law. . . 76 The flavour of the ......
  • R (Bermingham and Others) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 21 Feb 2006
    ......), and the right to require the attendance and examination of witnesses. Then Article 8 provides: “(1) Everyone has the right to ... of Mr McNabb, a federal defence attorney who was called as an expert witness for the defendants and opined that they would not have a fair ......
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