May 31, 2018

Paul Heath appointed Expert Experts new CEO

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Paul Heath appointed new CEO of Expert Experts and ECA - Earning Capacity Assessments on Bruce Smith’s judicial appointment


Our CEO and one of our original founders, Bruce Smith, was…

April 06, 2018

Conclaves - An introduction to Conclaves (esp in the NSW District Court)

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Standard Orders for Hearing

The District Court of NSW “Standard Orders for Hearing” published 11 January 2016 include clauses 6-9 “Concurrent Evidence”.

They give effect to the Joint Conferences and Joint Report (“Conclaves”) and Concurrent Evidence provisions in UCPR 31.24-26 and make them the default position if expert witnesses are to give oral evidence. Joint Conferences or Conclaves and Joint Reports happen before the trial. Concurrent Evidence happens at the trial but is largely based on the Joint Conferences or Conclaves and Joint Reports.

Conclaves and Joint Reports

In NSW the Court has the power to direct expert witnesses to confer and endeavour to reach agreement (Joint Conference or Conclave) and to prepare a joint report…

October 24, 2017

Conclaves: Court sees benefits of a facilitator

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The conclusion was that the one factor most likely to predict a productive and useful Joint Conference and Joint Report was the presence of an independent experienced legal practitioner, preferably a member of the Bar, acting as a facilitator.

In the case of Coffey v Murrumbidgee Local Health District [2017] NSWSC 1441 the Defendant sought the appointment of a facilitator for a medical negligence conclave and offered to bear the…

July 10, 2017

TPD: “Labour Markets” v “Reasonably Accessible” – Part 2

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A number of people asked whether any labour market evidence was required if the “reasonably accessible” labour market test does not apply.

Thank you for all of the email feedback. A number of people asked whether any labour market evidence was required if the “reasonably accessible” labour market test does not…

June 08, 2017

TPD: Reasonably Accessible Labour Markets

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The assessment of the reasonably accessible labour market arises in employability assessments in TPD, as well as in earning capacity assessments at common law or in workers compensation.

The assessment of the reasonably accessible labour market arises in employability assessments in TPD, as well as in earning capacity assessments at common law or in workers…

May 09, 2017

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Expert Experts sources experts in a wide range of fields. We have existing connections with hundreds of experts and our specialty is in finding those hard…

May 29, 2016

Welcome to the new Expert Experts website

The new Expert Experts website provides a simple way to find out more information about fields of expertise and to locate high quality experts in those fields.

Our specialty is finding hard to find and unusual experts, so at any point in your searching don’t hesitate to complete a contact form or give our staff a call on 1300 72 66 55 and let us do the searching for you.

Read below for a quick guide to the key features of the new site.

Every week we are loading more and more profiles of the high quality experts who are working with Expert Experts.

Finding an Expert

The new “Find an Expert” search allows you to quickly…

November 15, 2015

Expert Conclaves: Why expert conclaves go so wrong, so badly and so often.

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Only 10 years after the Rules and Practice Notes mandated Conclaves and Joint Reports in NSW the Courts are starting to impose them, and for the unprepared the results aren’t pretty.

Only 10 years after the Rules and Practice Notes mandated Conclaves and Joint Reports in NSW the Courts are starting to impose them, and for the unprepared the results aren’t pretty.

The…


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