Friday 08 November 2019
At The Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ
Our 25th expert witness conference will be looking at:
- Civil Procedure Rules 20 years on - Lord Woolf - SPEAKER CONFIRMED
- A judge's perspective on giving evidence in court
- Digital courts and expert witnesses
- Latest cases laws and updates in relation to expert witnesses that have taken place in the last 12 months
Lord Justice Gross, Court of Appeal, will be the keynote speaker for this year's conference. Lord Justice Gross presided the Court of Appeal that handed down the long-awaited judgment in the case of Pabon  EWCA Crim 420 – the LIBOR appeal. This judgment highlighted the misconduct of an expert witness who, in the words of Lord Justice Gross, “failed to comply with their basic duties as an expert.”
For more information please call us on +44 (0)20 7549 2549, or view a short video about the conference.
About the speakers
Lord Justice Gross
Lord Justice Gross was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2010 and was appointed Deputy Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales in October 2011, thereafter becoming Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales from January 2013 to December 2015. Lord Justice Gross has undertaken various judicial visits abroad since 2003. He was appointed Lead Judge for International Relations in January 2018.
Lord Woolf was appointed to the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice in 1979, as Lord Justice of Appeal in 1986 and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in 1992. Between 1996 and 2000 Lord Woolf held the position of Master of the Rolls and in 2000 was appointed Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales a position from which he retired in September 2005. The Lord Chancellor instructed Lord Woolf to review the rules and procedure of the civil courts in England and Wales who went on to write the seminal report, Access to Justice, and then the CPRs.
Exclusive corporate booking discount
If you have five colleagues interested in attending this conference, be sure to take full advantage of our corporate booking discount, where five delegates can attend for the price for four.
Call +44 (0)20 7549 2549 for further details.