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Insights: Disputes

An important clarification

The Court of Appeal has provided an important clarification on what is recoverable loss and how exclusion/limitation clauses should be interpreted.

Costly consequences of a party getting too close to their expert

The costly consequences of a party getting too close to their expert have been spelt out in a recent case. The High Court revoked permission for the Claimants to rely on their expert in the Chirk Nuisance Group Litigation leaving them late in the litigation having to seek a new expert and begin again in terms of expert evidence.

Witnesses to appear in person or via video-link?

Over the past two years we have seen more and more court hearings take place online as the courts adjusted the ways in which they operated to ensure that hearings could still take place during the pandemic.

Will your expert evidence be accepted by the court?

In a case recently decided a Claimant served expert evidence from a consultant microbiologist but the Defendant did not. Did the Claimant win on the basis of that expert evidence? The answer is No.