Experts: Part 35 and the joint statement

Christopher Sharp QC highlights the need for experts to be fully instructed ‘It was important that all experts and all legal advisers should understand what is and what is not permissible as regards the preparation of joint statements.’ A group of recent cases has revealed some worrying aspects of how experts, and their instructing lawyers, …
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Cases Referenced

  • BDW Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd [2018] EWHC 1915 (TCC)
  • Igloo Regeneration (General Partner) Ltd & ors v Powell Williams Partnership [2013] EWHC 1718 (TCC)
  • Jones v Kaney [2011] UKSC 13
  • Mayr & ors v CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP [2018] EWHC 3669 (Comm)
  • Saunders v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 343 (QB)