The meeting of experts and the ensuing joint report is often a pivotal moment in the course of litigation. The Civil Justice Council Guidance contains a number of provisions relating to discussions between experts and joint reports.
The High Court of Justice in R (on the application of Peter Gaskin) v Richmond Upon Thames London Borough Council  EWHC 3234 (Admin) (Bean LJ and Carr J) today ruled that fees charged by Richmond Upon Thames Borough Council to an applicant for a licence to operate a House in Multiple Occupation were lawful.
Thom Dyke has a paper published in the latest edition of the journal, Judicial Review. The article is entitled 'Who Will Guard the Guardians? Challenging the Decision to Prosecute'.