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UK Supreme Court removes immunity for expert witnesses in litigation. Will Hong Kong follow suit?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • April 28 2011

The UK Supreme Court (the successor to the House of Lords) has, in Jones v Kaney 2011 UKSC 13 (Jones), abolished the long-standing immunity experts have enjoyed in respect of liability for negligence arising from giving or assisting with evidence in litigation.

Michael Turrini
  • White & Case LLP

Kathleen Healy
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Edward R. McNicholas
  • Sidley Austin LLP