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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/565876
Title:
A critical review of the effective use of expert witnesses in construction disputes
Authors:
Charlson, Jennifer; Smalley, James
Abstract:
Discusses the role and duties of expert witnesses in construction law disputes, and considers the issues of concern that have been raised about the quality of their evidence. Presents the findings of research exploring the views of legal and construction industry professionals on: (1) the level of control that clients have over expert witnesses; (2) experts' standards of objectivity; (3) their qualifications and training; (4) the future use of tribunal experts; (5) the impact of the Supreme Court judgment in Jones v Kaney removing experts' immunity; and (6) the cost of engaging experts.
Citation:
Const. L.J. 2014, 30(5), 268-285
Publisher:
Sweet & Maxwell
Journal:
Construction Law Journal
Issue Date:
2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/565876
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
0267-2359
Appears in Collections:
Construction and Infrastructure

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorCharlson, Jenniferen
dc.contributor.authorSmalley, Jamesen
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-11T14:36:33Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-11T14:36:33Zen
dc.date.issued2014en
dc.identifier.citationConst. L.J. 2014, 30(5), 268-285en
dc.identifier.issn0267-2359en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/565876en
dc.description.abstractDiscusses the role and duties of expert witnesses in construction law disputes, and considers the issues of concern that have been raised about the quality of their evidence. Presents the findings of research exploring the views of legal and construction industry professionals on: (1) the level of control that clients have over expert witnesses; (2) experts' standards of objectivity; (3) their qualifications and training; (4) the future use of tribunal experts; (5) the impact of the Supreme Court judgment in Jones v Kaney removing experts' immunity; and (6) the cost of engaging experts.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSweet & Maxwellen
dc.subjectConstruction disputesen
dc.subjectExpert evidenceen
dc.subjectExpert witnessesen
dc.subjectImmunity from suiten
dc.subjectProfessional negligenceen
dc.titleA critical review of the effective use of expert witnesses in construction disputesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalConstruction Law Journalen
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