Dr Anton van Dellen represented the Claimant who brought a claim against an expert witness for negligence.
The Defendant expert witness had previously given evidence in the Employment Tribunal in an employment claim brought by the Claimant against his former employers. Mrs Justice Lambert considered the case law pertaining to exert witness liability, including the seminal case of Jones v Kaney. Mrs Justice Lambert also considered the duty on an expert witness to revert to instructing solicitors after a unusual finding and the extent to which medical records need to be checked.
Barrister on this case – Dr Anton van Dellen
Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court claims and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.