Key Learning Points
- Dealing with in-depth cross-examination on a full report or statement
- Making full use of supporting documents, plans, photographs, etc.
- Getting to the essence of a complex case and communicating clearly with the judge
- Handling difficult cross-examination techniques confidently
Cross Examination Day - overview
The Cross-Examination Day is a follow-on course to the Courtroom Skills Training.
This intensive cross-examination training course helps you as an expert witness to refine and enhance your performance, and to gain mastery of your presentation. You’ll be cross-examined on one of your completed reports, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. The second cross-examination is recorded.
This course can count towards the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate. We would advise that if you are taking one of the Expert Witness Certificates that you attend the Cross Examination Day at least 1 month after the Courtroom Skills Training.
If you’re undertaking The Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate, then this recording will be submitted for assessment. If not, you can keep your DVD.
Important Information for Expert Witnesses with Forthcoming Hearings
If you have an upcoming case where you are being called to give evidence, and have been requested to undertake recognised training from your instructing party (law firm, insurance company or your in-house legal department) please call our office on 0207 549 2549 before booking. Expert Witnesses with upcoming cases will benefit more by attending our bespoke reactive Witness Familiarisation Service.