Aims

The Academy's aims to

  • promote the use of the independent expert in the United Kingdom, the European Community and the rest of the world.

  • achieve the cost effective resolution of disputes in traditional litigation and in Alternative Dispute Resolution. (ADR)

  • promote a forum in which Experts and members of the legal professions may exchange views.

  • maintain codes of practice generally and in areas of specific difficulty.

  • organise lectures and programmes of further education and training for members and non members.

  • provide advice, assistance and a comprehensive information service to experts.

  • maintain detailed directories of practising members and qualified mediators.

  • ensure general and international awareness of the excellence of experts who are members of The Academy.

  • make representations to and cooperate with judicial and legal authorities, government departments, public enquiries and other tribunals in matters of public interest relating to expert advice.