Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Training for expert witnesses

APIL’s training events for expert witnesses are geared towards both claimant and defendant experts. The courses aim to deliver practical guidance to assist you in developing the skills and knowledge required to become a good expert. They can serve as an introduction but also as a refresher, to improve your current skill-set.

Attendance at Parts 1 and 2 below, enables an APIL Tier 1 expert to include one star (*) or two stars (**) against their status in the expert witness search

Forthcoming events

26 Jan
Live webinar
13:00 - 14:00
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Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
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1 CPD hour
0.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

27 Apr
Live virtual event
9:30am - 5:00pm
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Legal training for expert witnesses 2022 (Course 1: Pre-trial and report writing)
The course will include the latest developments in the law on written questions to experts and covert recordings of medical examinations, as set out in the recent case of Mustard v...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Legal training for expert witnesses 2022 (Course 1: Pre-trial and report writing) 2022-04-27T17:00 images/one-day-course.jpg
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6 CPD hours
315.00 GBP 2021-01-01T00:01 APIL presenter

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New events and offers for expert witnesses

On-demand recordings

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Lessons for experts: Reported cases 2020/2021
The Judiciary are becoming more critical of experts where they fall below the appropriate standards, and recent reported cases highlight these and also give guidance to experts not...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

Legal training for expert witnesses (Course 2: Court proceedings, trial and post-trial)
Legal training for expert witnesses (Course 2: Court proceedings, trial and post-trial)
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is pleased to present two live legal training courses for expert witnesses, geared towards all claimant and defendant experts...
Publication date: 11 Oct 2021

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Joint expert discussions
This live webinar, presented by APIL President Sam Elsby and knowledgeable speaker Nicola Heales will cover: What are expert discussions and the Court’s control of expert...
Presented by: Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Publication date: 10 Jul 2020

About APIL expert witness training

APIL is the UK's leading claimant injury lawyer association, with over 30 years experience in delivering tailored legal training.

Our expert witness training will equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to efficiently support personal injury cases.

To maintain APIL’s high quality standards, all legal training is carefully monitored and the feedback scrutinised by APIL’s training & accreditation committee and executive.


Showcase your knowledge

Our expert witness search contains five tiers of experts to help our lawyers choose the right specialist:


Frequently asked questions

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