EXPERT WITNESS SKILLS MASTERCLASS: HOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS
BPP Law School WaterlooLONDON , UK Visit the Venue to read more
This two day expert witness masterclass will develop your understanding of courtroom procedure and case-law and will help you become a confident expert witness in court.
Day one will help you to gain a clearer understanding of the role of an expert witness, the Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Directions pertaining to expert witnesses, issues of liability, and the selection and role of a single joint expert.
Day two will concentrate on court room procedure and how to prepare for court. You will also focus on common pitfalls when giving evidence using scenarios designed to prepare you for the realities of court-room cross-examination.
Dr Anton van Dellen originally qualified as a Medical Doctor and worked as a Registrar in Neurosurgery, before retraining in law at Trinity College, Cambridge. He now works as a Barrister at Goldsmith Chambers in London, where he frequently appears before the High Court and Court of Appeal, and also represents registrants subject to GMC and NMC proceeding
Understanding civil procedure rules governing expert witnesses
Understanding the case-law governing expert witness liability for negligence
Understanding data protection and confidentiality as related to expert witnesses
How to structure an expert report
How the contents of the report should assist the court
Understanding court room procedure
How to prepare for a court room appearance
How to spot and cope with common cross-examination pitfalls
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
The Royal Society of Medicine offers the opportunity to advertise to a large, yet highly targeted audience of members and non-members, all of whom are actively engaged in the medical field and medical education.
RSM events, as well as webinars and other online resources, provide specialist medical education across all the recognised specialties and deliver continuing professional development to doctors, dentists, nurses, veterinary surgeons and other healthcare professionals
The support received by generous sponsors allow the RSM to invite expert speakers, reach a wider audience and offer reduced rates to trainees, students and other members.
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Tasha Shaw , Organizer , Royal Society of Medicine