Evidence of experts in dispute hearings can be dealt with efficiently by using the ‘hot tub’ method to deal with disputes issue-by-issue rather than expert-by-expert:

  • The parties decide between them what remaining issues have to be resolved by expert evidence and the list is given to the experts to deal with.
  • The experts for all

The small claims court resolves matters speedily, inexpensively and informally. Whether you are the claimant (plaintiff) or the party opposing the claim (the defendant), you must conduct your own case in court without legal representation. Here are some tips on dealing with your small claims court case.

Proceedings are inquisitorial so the commissioner plays an

The Appeal Board of the Financial Services Board recently emphasised that findings of criminal or delictual conduct are only made by courts and lesser tribunals following hearings at which evidence is heard and tested by cross-examination. If decision-makers such as the registrar of short-term insurance have to consider whether wrongful conduct of that kind has