Witness Statements: Principles and Practice (Civil) - Online
Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm, one day
Indicative maximum class size: 8
Fee: £299.17 + VAT. Ask us if you'd prefer an invoice sent to your company.
The preparation of witness statements has become something of a contentious issue in recent years, resulting in adverse judicial comment, several Guidance notes, and Practice Directions, not least in the Commercial Court.
This interactive course seeks to address some of those concerns, especially for new practitioners, by taking the task of drafting a witness statement back to the first principles of evidence and evidence gathering, ensuring compliance with the relevant case law and Guidance.
This course requires some prior knowledge and experience of drafting witness statements and will provide a useful guide for the newly qualified advocate of up to 3 years PQE