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A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Expert Evidence Conference - Winning Cases and Winning Trials

Programme will be made available nearer the time
BULK BOOKING DISCOUNT
  • Pay for five delegates and get one additional place for free^

    To take advantage of this offer, please return your completed booking form with all six names or contact the APIL office - [email protected]

    ^Cheapest place to be free of charge

The conference is intended for all legal practitioners and medico-legal experts, to focus on trial preparation and what to expect once in the court room. The importance of preparing evidence to present the case at its best to a judge is essential whether the evidence ever reaches a judge or not. Given the rarity of trials, this event is an opportunity to upskill and gain invaluable insight into the most important area of the litigation process.

Topics include:

Keynote address
  • Speaker: Hugh Preston KC, 7 Bedford Row, London
The role of an expert witness through the litigation process
  • Trial bundles, pre-trial hearings
  • Preparation of trial, expert meetings, Part 35 meetings
  • Positive interaction between case manager and solicitor
  • Speaker: Ian Christian, FieldFisher, London
Expert evidence in the witness box
  • Speaker: Tom Quick, Consultant Surgeon, Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK
Counsel overview
  • Pitfalls that experts fall into
  • What mistakes are made early on?
  • Speaker: Richard Baker, APIL EC Member, 7BR, London
Mock cross-examination
  • Practical demonstration of how to cope under cross examination
  • Speakers: Conor Dufficy, Barrister, 7BR, London
  • Sarah Edwards, Barrister, 7BR, London
Closing panel session
  • Speakers: Richard Baker, APIL EC Member, 7BR, London
  • Ian Christian, Irwin Mitchell LLP, London
  • Sarah Edwards, Barrister, 7BR, London
  • Hugh Preston KC, 7 Bedford Row, London

Cost:

Current APIL expert: £290 + VAT
New APIL expert: £435 + VAT (includes complimentary enhanced listing)

London
14 Nov 2024
7BR, London