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FACT OR FICTION?
Theo Huckle on the courts’ approach to the reliability of oral witness evidence
On 6 April this year, a new practice direction (PD57A) concerning certification of trial witness statements and extended statements of truth came into force, based in large part on Gestmin v Credit Suisse  EWCA 3560 (Comm). This is so far (and rather confusingly) for the Business & Property Courts only – and it will perhaps not concern many of us that the Admiralty court is likely to...