Medico-Legal Expert Witness Training – Courtroom Skills for the Medical Expert Witness

Medico-Legal Expert Witness Training – Courtroom Skills for the Medical Expert Witness

This Courtroom Skills Training course is held in a genuine County Court and will familiarise you with the layout of a courtroom.  It is aimed at doctors undertaking medico-legal work in personal injury and clinical negligence cases.  The course looks at court procedure and etiquette and will consider in detail the practical aspects of giving evidence in court as an expert witness.  You will learn about examination in chief, cross examination and re-examination and there will be in-depth discussion about lawyers’ techniques when cross examining.  You will gain practical experience of giving evidence in the witness box in a real court and will be taught coping strategies to enable you to give effective evidence to the court as an expert witness.

While this is a stand alone course, delegates may find it useful to combine this course with the Report Writing and the Role of the Expert course for medical experts.


Venue:  To be advised

Date:  To be advised

Cost: To be advised
Duration: To be advised
Qualification: Certificate of attendance

Course Overview:
*  Course held in a genuine County Court
*  Court familiarisation – the mysteries explained!
*  Key points of court procedure
*  Requirements of the Civil Procedure Rules (Part 35)
*  How to give effective expert evidence in the witness box
*  Handling cross examination
* Training provided by an experienced Judge and Barristers

This course will provide you with the key skills to give clear, confident testimony in the witness box.  It is a highly interactive and informative day designed to fully equip you with all the necessary skills to give effective expert evidence to the court.

Course date:

To be advised

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