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Please note that Practice Direction 25c Para 2.3 states that ‘each party should disclose whether they have already consulted any of the proposed experts about the issue(s) in question.’ This means that, on the grounds of a potential conflict of interest, it may be more difficult to have a court agree to allow for the instruction of an Expert from the Clinic if you have previously had a consultation with us.
Part 25 - Experts And Assessors
Read the Family Procedure Rules on the appointment of Experts and Assessors on the Ministry of Justice website:
Practice Direction 25C – Children Proceedings
Read the Practice Direction on the use of single joint experts and the process leading to an expert being instructed or expert evidence being put before the court on the Ministry of Justice website: