Expert Shopping

March 2022

Event Details

Tuesday 15th
1 hours
Hamish Lal
Start Time:
6:00 pm
End Time:
7:30 pm
The Academy of Experts

Hamish Lal Hamish Lal, a Solicitor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld will be speaking to TAE Members about ‘Expert Shopping’.

  • The strategic benefits and risks in ‘Expert Shopping’.
  • Circumstances in which an expert is changed for objectively justifiable reasons – what does this mean?
  • Judicial powers following Edwards-Tubb v Wetherspoon [2011] EWCA Civ 136 – jurisdiction can attach to privileged pre-issue reports or other expressions of opinion as well as post-issue reports.
  • The role of a ‘consulting expert’

The Meeting will be followed by networking and drinks in Gray’s Inn Bar.

Hamish Lal

Hamish Lal is a Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. He is ranked Band 1 in Construction and Band 1 in International Construction Arbitration in Chambers & Partners UK, and in the Top-Tier in The Legal 500 UK. Hamish Lal is a Solicitor-Advocate (All Higher Courts) and admitted to Part II of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts Register of Legal Practitioners. He is Adjunct Professor – University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law and Author, Manual of Construction Agreements published by LexisNexis

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