Expert Witness 1: Responsibilities & Business
24 May 2017
Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court.
Explore the essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court, including the role and duties of the expert, how to set fees and how the legal profession views experts.
Attendees will explore both the meaning of the term “Expert Witness” as well as the responsibilities of the Expert Witness.
Information will be given on the all important business aspects of being an Expert Witness, including how to approach the legal profession for work, how to be realistic about fee scales and understanding the requirements of the Legal Aid Agency.
Throughout the workshop the constant ethical tensions between being a practitioner psychologist and expert witness will be considered.