The expert's role in the courts
Expert evidence should be the independent product of an expert witness uninfluenced by the pressures of litigation.
An expert assists the court by providing objective, unbiased opinion on matters within his expertise.
The links on these pages provide access to resources that expert witnesses, as well as legal advisors instructing expert witnesses, may find useful.
We have provided guidance on when the LSC and when central funds is responsible for funding attendance at court. This guidance can be found in the 'Documents' panel on the right hand side of this page.
We have also compiled a list of links which provide information on:
- court rules
- and procedures
with which expert witnesses must comply with across several categories of law.
Take a look at the 'Links' panel on the right hand side of this page for the list.
There are also pages containing links to additional pages specifically intended for:
We are not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.
Last updated: 16 April 2010