Posts by Vanessa Naish

  • The Prague Rules: all change?

    Samuel Johnson famously said that change should be avoided unless there was “reason sufficient to balance the inconvenience”. The prevailing climate today is rather more innovation-minded and it is often assumed that change is for the better, perhaps not always with much analysis of the potential downside.

  • How should the tribunal handle a “bad” expert?

    “Bad” experts come in many shapes and sizes. You may recognise one or more of them: The partisan expert (or “hired gun”). The “badly-prepared” expert (either where the expert is at fault or where counsel has withheld certain evidence). The “under-qualified” expert. The expert who strays outside his or her area of true expertise.