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Handling Experts

This innovative course will develop the necessary skills and confidence to work with a wide range of experts including forensic scientists, psychiatrists, paediatricians, gynaecologists, drug experts, pathologists and more.

Tips and techniques are given on what to look for in an expert, how to present evidence in court, how to challenge opposition expert evidence, investigate their findings and Cross-Examine experts.


  1. Those who conduct or prepare trials involving experts to develop confidence to make the best use of their experts and to successfully investigate expert evidence of their opponents; and
  2. More experienced advocates who want to fine tune their methods of challenging expert evidence both before and during trial with some innovative thinking.  This also builds on the introduction to experts given in our Higher Rights of Audience course.

Key Benefits

  • Confidently select and work with experts;
  • Present evidence in court;
  • Expertly investigate the findings of opposition experts;
  • Handle pre-trial preliminaries;
  • Understand how and when to challenge the admissibility of expert evidence;
  • Cross-Examine effectively; and
  • Use expert evidence to even avoid trial – to win your case without going into court!.

Price £165


per delegate
(excludes vat)

Available In-house


Available as an in-house course

Continued Competence


Helps satisfy elements of the SRA statement


Venue Date
18 September 2020

Altior Experience

We help those in the legal sector achieve their professional development and career goals and excel in their field.


Our programmes offer an interactive and practical learning experience that delivers lasting results and is easily put into practice.


We have vast experience in legal training and assessment and have been developing legal talent for over 35 years.


When tailoring programmes, we take the time to understand your business and create solutions to suit your unique training needs.


Strong client service is at the heart of our business and underpins everything we do. It's what sets us apart from other providers.