Becoming an Expert Witness


An expert witness is someone with specialised training and/or experience who is permitted to testify in court.   

This course is provided by a third party provider and the fee charged is exclusive of VAT. 

Venue details:  
Online EU, ,
Start date & time:  
01 January 2021 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
By registering for this course you have accepted the terms and conditions
Training ticket cost:  
3.50 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
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Product type:  
CPD online course
Category:, Financial reporting

Booking with a Training Ticket

Once you have booked your course, you will receive an email with your booking confirmation. The steps you will need to follow to access your online course will arrive in a separate email within 48 hours of your order being processed

Please be aware that participants will have access to this course for 120 days from the date of receiving access via email notification

Course Overview

This course will enable you to understand what is expected from an expert witness, prepare you to give evidence in court, know how you qualify as an expert witness and understand witness liability.

Course overview

Becoming an expert witness

  • Expert witnesses distinguished from lay witnesses
  • What lawyers look for in an expert witness
  • Qualifying as an expert witness
  • Court-appointed expert witnesses

Preparing to testify as an expert witness

  • Independence
  • Evidence
  • Expert reports
  • Working papers

Testifying as an expert witness

  • Conduct in court
  • Preparing for questioning
  • Preparing to testify
  • Testifying at trial and cross-examination


  • Witness immunity
  • Bases for liability