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Expert Witness

Presenters: Ian Bailey SC, Peter Callaghan SC, Norman Fisher, Steven Goldstein, Janet Grey, Peter Finnane​, ​Ourania Konstantinidis, Tony Makin, Geoff Markham and Bill Taylor. 

Length:  10.5 hours over 3 days

Upcoming course

Dates to be confirmed. 

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About the Expert Witness workshop

PERFORM Your role and obligations

PREPARE Expert witness reports

PRACTICE Skills for cross-examination

Preparing an expert report is not just about having appropriate expertise. Courts have strict criteria that need to be met for expert evidence to be admissible. Any person preparing an expert report and giving expert evidence must understand their role and what the Law and the Courts require. 

Our Expert Witness workshop will give you a clear understanding of your obligations and address the practical aspects of preparing an expert report and giving evidence in a Court or before a Tribunal.

Spread over 3 afternoons, this workshop will give you a clear understanding of your role and obligations as an expert witness.

During the workshop, presentations from experienced practitioners will assist participants in learning about:

  • The role and obligations as an expert witness
  • Legal requirements for admissibility of expert opinion evidence
  • Preparation of a short expert report as a take home assignment; and
  • The process of cross examination taught by experienced Barristers
     
Who should attend

Professionals experienced in preparing expert reports and new comers will both benefit from attending. Previous expert witness workshops have attracted professionals from a wide range of occupations including Architects, Barristers, Builders, Chartered Accountants, Civil Engineers, Contract Administrators, Design Engineers, Insurance Consultants and Solicitors. 

Cost

Non-member: $990.00 (incl.GST)^

Member: $770.00 (incl.GST)

^Non-member  registration includes a 12 month graduate membership.