Expert witnesses in arbitration and the duty of loyalty: Secretariat Consulting Pte Ltd and Others v A Company  EWCA Civ 6
(2021) Journal of Professional Negligence (forthcoming)
Posted: 29 Mar 2021
Date Written: March 28, 2021
It is trite that the law does not usually recognise a fiduciary relationship beyond established categories. However, can an expert witness that has been contractually engaged to deal with a specific issue in the context of arbitration owe a fiduciary duty to its client? The case of Secretariat Consulting Pte Ltd and Others v A Company, which is the subject of this note, considered this question.
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