Secretariat Consulting PTE Ltd & Others v A Company [2021] EWCA Civ 6

Conflicts of interest and expert witnesses: Decision in A v B [2020] EWHC 809 (TCC) upheld on different grounds. Although an expert may owe fiduciary duties, including a duty of loyalty and a duty to avoid conflicts of interest, the contractual terms of appointment contained express provisions on conflicts which were breached on the facts. The decision also reviews issues involving associated companies and contains a review of cases on solicitors’ conflicts of interest.

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