The Civil Justice Council has produced guidance for the instruction of experts in civil claims.
The purpose of the guidance is to assist litigants, those instructing experts and experts to understand best practice in complying with Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and court orders. Experts and those who instruct them should ensure they are familiar with Part 35 and its associated Practice Direction (PD35).
The guidance replaces the 2007 Protocol for the instruction of experts in civil claims. Click here to read the full guidance.