Court will Disallow Unnecessary Expert Evidence

In our recent briefing, “Litigation Update - New Rules to Improve Litigation and Cut Delay”,we explained that new rules of court, which have since taken effect in part from October 2016, give the High Court power, among other things, to exclude expert evidence where the court considers that evidence is not “reasonably required to enable the court to determine the proceedings”.2 Now, in a recent judgement,3 the High Court has considered how that rule will apply.

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