Hot Tubbing for Experts

Hot Tubbing for Experts

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Course Overview

On 22nd November 2017 new provisions were inserted into the Civil Procedure Rules to deal with the giving of concurrent expert evidence, or “hot tubbing” as it has become known.

This webinar will provide an overview of the history of hot tubbing, as well as an evaluation of the new provisions and the advantages and disadvantages of its use in civil proceedings.

Delivered by practising barrister Alastair Hodge of 5 Essex Court, this session will cover the following areas:

·         History of Concurrent Expert Evidence

·         The Pilot Scheme & the Old Provisions

·         Concurrent Expert Evidence post 22nd November 2017

·         Advantages & Disadvantages of Concurrent Expert Evidence

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the slides and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 - 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the background to the introduction of hot tubbing
  • • Have a greater understanding of how hot tubbing works in practise
  • • Have considered the pros and cons of hot tubbing and what the future holds for concurrent expert evidence

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for civil practitioners of all levels


About Instructor - Alastair Hodge

Alastair is a practising barrister at 5 Essex Court who specialises in all aspects of Employment & Education Law. Called in 1997, Alastair is also a Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and has spent many years teaching students, pupils, junior practitioners and QC's the art of advocacy, both nationally and internationally. In 2014 he was appointed a Master of the Bench and in 2016 was appointed an Honorary Professor at Nottingham Law School. He is also an experienced after dinner speaker, comedian and mimic, and is renowned for his entertaining presentational style.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    25 Page


  • Quiz