An Expert Horror Story: Van Oord v Allseas

In the recent case of Van Oord UK Limited and SICIM Roadbridge Limited v Allseas UK Limited [2015] EWHC 3074 (TCC), the English Technology and Construction Court issued a judgment, in which it was wholly damning of one side’s quantum expert. The judgment is a wake-up call for disputes lawyers as to the importance of selecting, instructing and supervising expert witnesses, andthe need to stress-test their reports before submission.

This note was produced by PCERA foundation member Clifford Chance.  A copy of the case note can be downloaded here.


The Secretary PCERA