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Keen to improve your expert witness skills? New to the field?
- Feb 26, 2021
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Our Expert Witness Training event will equip you with all the right skills. You’ll have some great networking opportunities to meet fellow medics and prospective legal clients.
Designed for medical professionals, this training covers the knowledge required for expert witness work in clinical negligence litigation.
This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals. It provides a great opportunity to start or develop your medico-legal practice.
Running over two days, the course covers:
the practicalities of setting up your medico-legal practice
the legal tests for negligence
what to expect from instructing solicitors
the legal procedural rules governing expert witnesses
effective report writing
preparation of joint statements with opposing experts
meetings with counsel
giving evidence in court.
This course is suitable for those are new to expert witness work and for more experienced practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge.
Through interactive sessions with renowned lawyers and clinicians, you’ll learn how to:
set up and develop your own medico-legal practice (the tips and the pitfalls to avoid)
understand your responsibilities as an expert witness and the relevant legal processes
write clear and succinct reports and prepare joint statements
give evidence in court and deal with cross-examination (with practical role play)
understand what the judge requires.
Throughout the day, you’ll have the chance to network and share insights with other medico-legal experts. Our medico-legal experts also provide ongoing support and mentoring after the course to help you develop your professional skills and practice.
Dates: 11 – 12 March 2021
Start: 11 Mar 9am - End: 12 Mar 5pm
Venue - Oxford Spires Hotel, Oxford
CPD accreditation: 6 hours per day
(from the Royal College of Surgeons of England)
Cost: £450 (+ VAT) for one day
£895 (+ VAT) for both days