Webinar Experts and witness statements
Why you should buy Webinar Experts and witness statements
It's almost trite to highlight the need for expert evidence in technical cases, but the complexity of the rules which govern it make it an extremely difficult area of practice for many disputes lawyers. In this webinar, our own technical experts will help impart some clarity to this critically important subject. Topics discussed will include:
Types of expert
Overriding duty of the witness to the court.
Restrictions on use of expert evidence.
Equipping jurors to understand scientific evidence
Instructing expert witnesses without prejudicing their duty of impartiality
General reporting requirements.
Court scrutiny of expert costs.
Meetings, discussions and joint statements.
Single joint experts.
Breaches of an experts duty to their client.
Please note that this agenda is provisional and is subject to change.
Viewing this webinar will help solicitors to meet the following requirements set out in the Statement of solicitor competence:
A2 - Maintain competence and legal knowledge.
A4 - Draw on detailed knowledge/understanding.
For further details on the Statement of solicitor competence, visit the SRA website.
Please allow up to 2 working days from placing your order to receiving email confirmation of your access to this webinar. If you are purchasing this webinar on behalf of someone else then please email email@example.com to confirm the name and email address of the individual who will be taking the training.