Join our comprehensive Expert Witness Course and leverage your professional expertise to its fullest potential. Designed for professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge as expert witnesses, this course offers a structured curriculum that covers all aspects of the expert witness role, from understanding the legal framework to honing courtroom skills. Whether you are an experienced expert witness or looking to enter this field, our course will equip you with the necessary tools to excel.
- Module 1: The Role of the Expert
- Module 2: Law and Practice
- Module 3: The Expert’s Report
- Module 4: Court Skills and Giving Evidence
- Module 5: The Cross-Examination
- Expert Report Assessment
- Review of Assessment
From the fundamentals of the expert witness role to advanced techniques in report writing and cross-examination, each module is crafted to provide you with practical knowledge and hands-on experience. Our expert instructors will guide you through interactive sessions, case studies, and simulated exercises, ensuring you gain a deep understanding of the subject matter.
- Advance your knowledge and understanding of the practice of Expert Witness.
- Provide a practical understanding of the process and legal requirements for conducting yourself as an Expert Witness.
- Assess your expertise through written reports and cross-examination simulations.
- Successful completion of the Expert Witness Training Course is the first step on the journey towards achieving accreditation on the Resolution Institute’s Register of Practicing Expert Witnesses, an esteemed recognition of your professional standing.
Course Outline and Timetable:
The course will be conducted over three days, combining in-person and online sessions to provide a comprehensive learning experience. Here’s a snapshot of the course structure (subject to change):
| Tuesday 26 September 2023 – DAY 1
- COURSE AND CANDIDATE INTRODUCTION
- MODULE 1 – ROLE OF THE EXPERT
- MODULE 2 – LAW AND PRACTICE
- MODULE 3 – THE EXPERTS REPORT
- ISSUE ASSIGNMENT AND QUESTIONS FOR THE DAY
- CANDIDATES TO RETURN EXPERT REPORT ASSIGNMENTS
|Tuesday 24 October 2023 – DAY 2
- MODULE 4 – COURT SKILLS AND GIVING EVIDENCE
- MODULE 5 – THE CROSS EXAMINATION
- QUESTIONS FOR THE DAY
|Tuesday 14 November 2023 – DAY 3
Candidates will receive the course material on the day of the event and not beforehand.
THE HON. Robert McDougall KC
Accreditation - Resolution Institute Panel of Accredited Expert Witnesses:
Successfully completing the Expert Witness Training Course serves as the critical first step in your pursuit of accreditation and an esteemed position within the Resolution Institute Panel of Accredited Expert Witnesses. This prestigious acceditation is an endorsement of your outstanding expertise, abilities, and commitment to the highest ethical standards as an expert witness.
Following successful completion of the Expert Witness Training Course, candidates are then required to undergo an assessment process to be considered for inclusion in the Resolution Institute Panel of Accredited Expert Witnesses. This evaluation includes an examination of written reports, an interview, and a review of professional expertise.
Successful completion of the Expert Witness Training Course is the first step on the journey towards achieving accreditation.
Join the Expert Witness Course Today
Don’t miss this opportunity to leverage your professional expertise as an expert witness. Register now to secure your spot in the upcoming Expert Witness Course.
Invest in your professional growth and unlock new opportunities as a respected expert witness. Join us for the Expert Witness Training Course and make a significant impact in your professional field of excellence.
Register for the course and receive a 20% discount on membership for all course attendees.
Thanks to The College of Law, for generously hosting this event.