Alexandra Shearer



Does an expert owe a fiduciary duty to its client?
United Kingdom | 16 February 2021

For the first time the Court of Appeal has considered the duties of an expert concurrently engaged in two potentially conflicting disputes. While the case involved an unusual set of circumstances, it provides an interesting review of the duties owed by expert witnesses to their clients and the court and highlights important considerations for those engaging expert witnesses and drafting engagement letters.