21 and 22 December 2022 Expert Witness Training for Professionals Series by Ms. Cherry Hui Barrister-at-Law Former Deputy Magistrate

Date of Course: 21 and 22 December 2022

Course Description:

The course is aimed at all professionals who may be required to attend and provide evidence at Court as an expert witness.  The training is designed to equip experts with the unique skills of testifying as an expert witness; enhance the quality of the expert’s report writing as well as build their knowledge and confidence to perform in court scenarios.

A competent expert witness requires an understanding of the expectations of the courts and the litigators.  When offering an opinion it is important to understand the limits within which the expert can accept a commission, how to prepare a report, what is expected when the issue is narrowed, and how to answer questions from the competing advocates at trial.

Key learning points

The expert’s role in the court proceedings

The rules of evidence as they apply to the expert’s opinion

Report writing and communication skills

Understanding the aims and methods of examination and cross-examination

Benefits

Understand how the court system and rules operate

Know how to prepare an excellent report and give evidence effectively

Understand your duties and obligations to the courts

Lecturer

Ms. Cherry Hui

Barrister-at-Law

Former Deputy Magistrate

 

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