Practicing as an Expert Witness
An expert witness is a professional with specialised knowledge in a specific field due to their education, training, or extensive experience. To practice as an expert witness, one must possess the relevant qualifications and experience, along with strong presentation and communication skills to convey complex topics in an understandable manner.
Their role is multi-faceted, including providing impartial testimony to assist the court, presenting supporting evidence, testifying in Court or Tribunal settings, aiding in the discovery process, and preparing comprehensive written reports. Accreditation can offer added assurance of an expert witness’s qualifications, professionalism, and adherence to ethical standards, enhancing their credibility in the Courtroom.