Practical guide to legal expertise

The Practical Guide to legal Expertise is the result of a joint project by the European Institute of Expertise and the Expert, the Professional Training School of the Bars of the Paris Court of Appeal and Editions LGDJ. Directed by Jacques Lauvin, an Honorary expert approved by the  Court of Cassation and Jean-Christophe Caron, former President of the Bar Association at the Court of Versailles, this practical and operational work is written by a college of 43 experts and lawyers, with the assistance of magistrates. The special feature of this guide is that it allows experts and lawyers to express their respective points of view on each topic in parallel, so that the reader is aware of and understands the constraints, obligations, possibilities and actions of each player in the field of expertise.

The summary :

  • Use of expertise
  • Expertise and experts
  • Civil expertise
  • Conduct of an expertise assignment
  • Special expertises and other missions: preventive, medical, financial, real estate, IT, transport, fire, arts and translation
  • Expertise on behalf of administrative jurisdictions
  • Forensic expertise
  • Ethics and private missions
  • Cross-border expertises

This book will be published in March 2021 but read the general introduction by Jacques Lauvin, EEEI’s COMEX member.


Date: 16 February 2021