This paper was originally presented at 39 Essex Street in October 2005.
The aim of this talk is to consider the purpose and function of expert evidence in the context of recent developments in this area, together with lessons which can be learned from recent case law. Of particular importance is the introduction of the following:
In terms of developments in the case law, I have chosen to focus upon a number of “hot topics” in this area which have proven to be more controversial. These include: