Expert Evidence: instructions, privilege and waiver of privilege

Thursday 22nd March, 2018 4:00 pm – Thursday 22nd March, 2018 5:00 pm
The Law Society of Western Australia
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace Perth

Expert evidence presents a rare exception to the general rule that, in Court, opinions are irrelevant and the only opinion which counts is that of the judge.

The speaker will, in the context of civil and commercial litigation:
• Identify the key concepts relevant to expert evidence
• Consider the appropriate provision of instructions to an expert
• Explore privilege, and waiver of privilege, in the context of expert evidence
• Provide tips to avoid pitfalls associated with instructing experts

Level: General

  • 1 points Competency 4 Substantive Law


Sponsored by


Fiona Low (Chair)
Edith Cowan University

Alain Musikanth
Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers
Immediate Past President, Law Society of Western Australia

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