Videos / Webinars
Artificial Intelligence & Expert EvidenceMarch 21, 2023
Hear from one of the leading experts on AI law about what AI is, its risks and how it might impact the world of expert evidence
Experts In Public InquiriesFebruary 9, 2023
This Member Meeting was an opportunity for members to hear about the role of experts in Public Inquiries.
Experts In AdjudicationJanuary 17, 2023
This Member Meeting was an opportunity for members to hear about the utility of experts in adjudication from the perspective of an adjudicator.
Expert Evidence – What does and doesn’t workOctober 12, 2022
This Member Meeting was an opportunity for members to hear from a senior judge about how Expert Evidence works and how, sometimes, it doesn’t work. (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).
Experts in MediationsApril 13, 2022
Rosemary Jackson QC examines the role that Experts can play in a mediation and how they can assist both their own party as well as the Mediator. (more…)
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’
Independence & DutyOctober 14, 2021
Dana v Freudenberg is the latest in a line of cases of ‘car crash’ expert evidence and just another, albeit extreme, example of the breakdown of the primary duty of experts to the Court. (more…)
An Introduction to Coroners’ CourtsOctober 5, 2021
A joint meeting held with the Faculty of of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM). (more…)
Experts & Money LaunderingSeptember 28, 2021
What do Experts need to know about Money Laundering legislation? (more…)
The Visible ExpertSeptember 9, 2021
What does it take to become a well-known expert in your field—someone other practitioners, event organizers, and the media seek out for leadership and insight? (more…)
Experts in the Middle EastJuly 8, 2021
Mark Raymont of Pinsent Masons spoke about ‘The perils and potential pitfalls in giving expert witness evidence in Middle Eastern proceedings’. (more…)
Conflicts – a minefield for Arbitrators & ExpertsJune 22, 2021
The effects of conflicts of interest from the perspectives of arbitrators and expert witnesses: (more…)
Experts in the Family CourtJune 10, 2021
A presentation from Mr Justice Williams about the role of Experts in the Family Court and upcoming changes that might affect all Experts.
How Experts can assist the Court – a Judge’s viewMay 12, 2021
Dame Finola sharing her experience from the bench, giving advice and taking questions from members about the unique role of the Expert Witness in aiding the court.
What counsel wants from an expertApril 19, 2021
Paul Darling QC spoke to members about what counsel really wants and needs from an expert
Experts in MediationJanuary 19, 2021
In January 2021 TAE launched a Guidance Note for Experts Witnesses taking part in the Commercial Mediation process. (more…)
Lord Justice DingemansOctober 14, 2020
Some practical ways in which an expert can help a Court
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Dingemans, is a judge of the Court of Appeal and a member of the Academy’s Judicial Committee that produced the recent Guidance on Giving Evidence Remotely. (more…)
Wasted Costs – Dominic ReganJuly 27, 2020
It is not always appreciated that a Court can order anyone but anyone to pay some or even all of the costs incurred. That liability could be massive.
Meetings of ExpertsJuly 1, 2020
Jeremy Nicholson QC of 4 Pump Court spoke to members about ‘Experts’ Meetings – The Art of the Possible’.
‘At Home’ with Lord NeubergerJune 11, 2020
TAE’s new Deputy President spoke to members answering their questions and getting to know TAE.
Experts in a Virtual EraMay 13, 2020
In collaboration with HKA, TAE ran a live panel discussion webinar that seeks to share experience and opinions on the giving of expert evidence in ‘virtual hearings’, in any dispute forum, and address your questions connected with the ‘new normal’.
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.
Disclosure Pilot SchemeFebruary 13, 2019
Since 1st January 2019 the Disclosure Pilot Scheme has applied to most proceedings in the Business and Property Courts across England and Wales.
Practical Guidance for GDPROctober 10, 2018
GDPR itself is a very broad subject. This talk is designed to give Experts an overview of some of the areas that they need to be aware of in order to remain compliant and debunk a few of the myths that have cropped up. (more…)
Experts in the USAMarch 14, 2018
Robert Cosgrove previously spoke focussed on the world of the Expert Witness in particular how the USA differs from the UK. (more…)
The roles of Judge & Expert: Theory & PracticeFebruary 14, 2018
A view from the bench (more…)
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.
Online Dispute ResolutionJuly 13, 2016
The world of dispute resolution is changing rapidly and no more so than ODR (Online Dispute Resolution). (more…)
Jackson Reforms from a Solicitor’s PerspectiveApril 15, 2015
Hosted by Simpson Millar LLP, Lisa Swales, a Solicitor at the firm, spoke to members and guests (including Lord Justice Jackson) about the effect of the Jackson reforms from a solicitor’s perspective.
Experts in the USANovember 12, 2014
Bruce Barze, a partner at the US law firm Balch & Bingham LLP, spoke about the rules and procedures governing expert testimony the USA.
Clive FreedmanOctober 8, 2014
Clive Freedman spoke to TAE Members about Expert Determination
Implementing the Jackson ReformsSeptember 10, 2014
Mr Justice Ramsey, the judge in charge of the implementation of the Jackson Reforms spoke to Academy members and their guests about the Impact of the Jackson Reforms on Expert Evidence.
Mr Justice Dingemans – Expert’s LiabilitiesJune 11, 2014
Following the loss of experts immunity in Jones v Kaney the question of liability is still a topic of hot debate. Mr Justice Dingemans QC spoke to members about the view from the bench.
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.