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

Witness statements in the client’s own words: Witness statements when the client’s first language is not English

1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

There have been cases that fail, or are struck out, because the witness statement does not comply with the rules.   Similarly many problems are arising from witness statements when English is not the first language of the witness.

This webinar looks at:

  • The rules relating to taking witness statements
  • Avoiding putting words into the witness’s mouth 
  • Cases where witness statements go wrong
  • The rules relating to witness statements when the first language of the witness is not English
  • The rules when a witness cannot read or write
  • Guidance from the cases
  • Avoiding problems with witness statements


1 person - member/accredited firm: £70 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £90 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £110 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £165 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £330 + VAT


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25 Jul 2022

On-demand recording
From 25 Jul 2022 to 25 Jan 2023