Category Book Review

IF ONLY SOMEONE WOULD WRITE A BOOK ON EXPERTS…

There have been many occasions on this blog where I have commented on expert evidence. The links below show many cases where experts have caused major problems (usually for the party instructing them). There are numerous reports of cases where an expert has gone awry, sometimes badly awry (on one occasion the expert simply fled […]

LOOKING AT LITIGATION FROM THE LITIGANT’S VIEWPOINT 1: A BOOK WORTH READING

There is surprisingly little written about the actual experience of being a litigant, particularly a litigant in the civil courts.  What is more the “experience”, or viewpoint of the client does not figure greatly (if at all) in legal training.  Doctors have better training. There are several excellent books, by doctors, on their experience of being a […]

BOOK REVIEW: THE ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE AND E-DISCLOSURE HANDBOOK: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION IN BYTE SIZED CHUNKS

Peter Hibbert has written an impressive work, The Electronic Evidence and E-Disclosure Handbook.    Does it deserve a place on your bookshelf?  I have a quick review and a longer review.  They both lead to the same conclusion.   THE SHORT REVIEW Do I need this? Yes. Can I do without it? No. Does it contain […]

KERRY UNDERWOOD ON QOCS: A REVIEW

A review of QOCS, Section 57 and Set off. Kerry Underwood. £25.00. Available online here Qualified one way costs shifting is here to stay.  It may be extended to other areas.  A detailed knowledge of the rules and regulations is now essential to most practitioners.  So will you benefit from reading Kerry’s book? THE PURPOSE […]