Expert’s Immunity from Suit – Is the end in sight?
Experts around the county are eagerly awaiting thedecision of the Supreme Court in Jones -v-Kaney.
Experts currently enjoy immunity from suit in respect of anywritten and oral evidence. However, this may be about to changeonce the Supreme Court gives its decision. As yet no date has beengiven for the Judgment to be handed down but many believe that theCourt will remove the immunity, following the approach previouslytaken by the Courts in removing a barrister's immunity fromsuit.
Following the decision in Jones -v- Kaney, Rollits will beholding a seminar for experts looking at how the decision mayaffect experts together with a review of the expert's role in Courtproceedings.
If you are interested in attending this seminar, pleasee-mail Pat Coyle on firstname.lastname@example.org to receive furtherdetails when they are available.
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