In an era of social distancing, the spotlight has landed upon the means by which judicial systems worldwide can continue to function where hearings and meetings must take place remotely.
Whether in litigation or arbitration, expert witnesses often work in a “virtual” capacity. In terms of hearing preparation, there may be little practical difference between an in-person or remote expert witness. The key issues, however, arise during the hearing itself. StoneTurn’s London-based Neil Ashton, Dan Langley and David Stern examine the new challenges associated with remote testimony in the UK post-COVID-19.