Experts: how to choose an expert witness

Quickly finding and retaining the right expert is an important step in a case involving expert evidence. This practice note covers how to locate a suitable expert, what to look for by way of experience and expertise and what to take into account when checking suitability and ensuring the chosen expert is available to attend trial.

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