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.  Training tickets are not applicable on this product. 

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Start date & time:  
01 January 2019 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
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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