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Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Fraud, Financial Crime & Anti-Money Laundering
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Course Aims:

This podcast provides a useful guide for civil and commercial practitioners on how to manage expert evidence in fraud cases. It examines the key features of CPR Part 35 and outlines some of the issues which experts and lawyers should be aware of when dealing with cases involving fraud.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the key provisions within CPR Part 35;
  • Be aware of when the rules set out in Part 35 should apply;
  • Have considered the without notice applications that can be made in cases involving fraud;
  • Appreciate when particular care should be taken by practitioners who are responsible for instructing expert witnesses;
  • Understand why it is important in ordinary commercial litigation to distinguish between formally appointed experts and confidential advisers.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • CPR Part 35;
  • Arjan Chandanmal and others t/a C Narain Bros [2012] UKFTT 188 (TC);
  • Axa Seguros S.A. de C.V. v Allianz Insurance plc and others [2011] EWHC 268;
  • Edwards Tub v JD Wetherspoon PLC [2011] EWCA Civ 136;
  • Meat Corporation of Namibia Ltd v Dawn Meats (UK) Ltd [2011] EWHC 474 (Ch);
  • Odedra v Ball [2012] EWHC 1790 (TCC).

In this podcast Jason Woodland from Peters & Peters discusses the use of expert evidence in cases involving fraud. He outlines why it is vital for practitioners to take particular care when they are instructing expert witnesses.

Date Recorded: 14th November 2012


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