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Great Eastern Hotel vs. But should judges criticise experts in the way that Justice Wilcox did witness Tony Caletka? A number of expert witnesses reckon not. Among them is another expert who has been criticised by Justice Wilcox, Keith Pickavance. He runs Pickavance Consulting, which was recently bought by Hill International. Most experts I come across have a high level of integrity and are doing a good job in difficult circumstances.
Aggressive cross-examination was almost unheard of. Now it is par for the course and the courts are encouraged to criticise expert evidence.
He also acted as an expert witness on the Great Eastern case, but won complements from Judge Wilcox in the judgement. If the expert is doing a good, professional job there should be no reason for the judge to criticise them.
But Redmond argues judges are right to criticise experts or even charge them with professional misconduct if they fail to be independent or to carry out sufficient research. Judge Wilcox ruled that Laing was responsible for the delay.
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Great Eastern Hotel vs. John Laing - when the experts end up on trial