Building Cases and the Dangers and Vagaries of Flawed Expert Testimony by Conjoint Professor Kim Lovegrove FAIB (International readership)
The winning and losing of a building case often has everything to do with the calibre of one`s expert witness. Expert witnesses are unregulated and unlike lawyers or doctors are not accountable to any disciplinary or oversight bodies so the calibre of experts can vary greatly, from the very good to the underwhelming. This article “the dangers of flawed expert testimony” was published in the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors magazine TABS and it has attracted a lot of feedback and comment in the construction industry related online communities. To read the article click here.