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Managing the Expert


Cases can stand or fall on expert evidence. This course takes you from the first stages of identifying and finding an expert, through to instructing an expert, considering the expert's report, asking questions of your expert, experts' meetings and right up to using the expert successfully at trial. It also covers the expert's relationship with you, the client and the court, and key case law on expert evidence.

Key learning points  

  • Rules, procedure and case law relating to experts
  • Instructing and expert
  • Reports, questions to experts, amendments and addendums
  • Trial preparation and expert evidence 


  • Avoiding costly procedural mistakes and follow good practice
  • Achieving an effective working relationship with your expert
  • Getting the best out of your expert