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Courtroom Skills – The Expert Witness

November 28th @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm



Full Course Details

Dates: Thursday, November 28th 2024
Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm
CPD: 3.5 Hours
Method of Delivery
: Online
Fee: €360


This half-day seminar forms part of our CPD Legal series and will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system.

It will look at the ethics involved with preparing to give evidence in formal legal settings and the difficulties this presents for legal representatives. It will also look at examination in chief and cross examinations.

It will explore legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence, the duty to preserve documents, procedural requirements for hearings and Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Disclosure.

The seminar will also detail the direct examination and cross examination process, including memory refreshing, being in the witness box, re-examination and advice for giving evidence.


Participants in the courtroom skills training will gain: 

  • An introduction to courtroom skills
  • Overview of courtroom procedures, the order of events, and the roles of different individuals
  • Understanding of the structure of the Courts and Common Characteristics
  • Understanding how to prepare to give evidence, understanding the rules of evidence, and delivering clear and objective evidence during the examination in chief.
  • Understanding of Strategies and techniques for giving confident testimony under cross-examination.


Who should attend?

This seminar will be of interest to all legal professionals as well any person who has to attend the Courts Service as part of their job description.


Tailored Training 

All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.

Multiple Delegate Discount

  • 3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
  • 5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
  • 10+ Delegates – 15% Discount

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Courtroom Skills - The Expert Witness


November 28th
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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