Videos / Webinars
Collaborative Contracts & Dispute Resolution – the Role of ExpertsNovember 14, 2023
The increasing trend to use collaborative contracts and a growing focus on including mechanisms that are designed to identify and resolve disputes before they escalate, seeking to avoid the traditional forms of dispute resolution. (more…)
A view of Experts from the (Singapore) BenchOctober 6, 2022
This online Member Meeting was an opportunity to hear from, and put questions to, a leading judge in Singapore, an increasingly important hub for dispute resolution. His talk included references to the new Rules of Court in the Singapore High Court and the Singapore International Commercial Court. (more…)
Experts Under the SpotlightMay 11, 2022
Mrs Justice Joanna Smith spoke at a joint meeting held with the East Anglia Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Mrs Justice Smith may be well known to experts from her judgement in Dana UK AXLE Ltd v Freudenberg FST GmbH  EWHC 1413 (TCC).
Expert ShoppingMarch 15, 2022
Hamish Lal, a Solicitor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld spoke 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  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’
‘At Home’ with Lord NeubergerJune 11, 2020
TAE’s new Deputy President spoke to members answering their questions and getting to know TAE.
Members Webinar – Experts OnlineApril 21, 2020
The meeting comprised of an Expert, a Barrister and a Solicitor who looked at issues affecting Expert Witnesses which may be encountered in this new area.
- Michael Cohen – Expert – TAE Chairman Emeritus
- Philip Newman – Barrister – 42 Bedford Row
- James Pickavance – Solicitor – Jones Day
Experts in International ArbitrationFebruary 12, 2020
As with domestic litigation, the use of party appointed experts in international arbitration is widespread. However, their use too often comes at a significant expense, bringing challenges of partiality and ineffective deployment in proceedings.
Forensic Science RegulatorMarch 13, 2019
The role of the Forensic Science Regulator is to ensure that the provision of forensic science in the Criminal Justice System is subject to an appropriate regime of quality standards. Using examples from fingerprint comparison and digital forensics in particular, this Evening Meeting discussed what has been learned from introduction of quality standards and will consider the impact in terms of changes to practice.
Lone Ranger or Hired Gun – Experts in ArbitrationDecember 13, 2017
The talk examined from a practical perspective what tribunals expect from experts, the ways in which experts can help tribunals better understand technical and quantum aspects of disputes and the advantages and disadvantages of the various ways of providing expert opinion and testimony. (more…)
Marketing your Mediation PracticeDecember 7, 2016
Stephen Walker has spoken at workshops and conferences on developing your business as a mediator. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and lectures on Mediation on the Masters in Construction Law at Kings College London.
Clive FreedmanOctober 8, 2014
Clive Freedman spoke to TAE Members about Expert Determination
Costs ExplainedNovember 12, 2013
As experts know the principle ‘costs follow the event’ means that the winning party will seek to recover his costs from his opponent and this will of course include the experts fees.
The opponent will only have to pay what might be termed as reasonable and this is where the debate begins. Changes to the Civil Procedure Rules make it important for Experts to make sure that they minimise their risk from having their fees assessed or taxed down.