Expert Witness: A Practical Guide (3ed)

Expert Witness
Expert Witness: A Practical Guide (3ed)
Bond, C
Shaw & Sons Ltd

The Expert Witness – a Practical Guide provides explanations and guidance for consultants operating as experts in civil disputes and criminal trials:

  • Introduces the English legal system and the structure of the civil and criminal courts
  • Details the role of the expert witness and the relationship with the instructing lawyer
  • Looks at the responsibilities and obligations of expert witness
  • Advises on the writing of reports and the techniques to adopt
  • Goes through the expert witness appearing in court, covering the attendance at meetings and the necessary preparation, the court’s requirements, giving evidence and being cross-examined
  • Puts forward tips for best practice, strategies to adopt and coping in difficult situations
  • Covers expert witness fees and obtaining payment
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