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Understanding Law & Procedure - December '16

A one day course designed to give the Expert Witness a grounding in the Law and Court Procedures in England and Wales. This course is both an essential guide for the new expert before undertaking your first appointment and a useful refresher for the more experienced practitioner.

Report Writing Masterclass

An advanced course open only to experienced Expert Witnesses. Limited numbers only for this advanced training course.

Procedure Rules

Procedure Rules are the bedrock of Expert Witness work and compliance is mandatory. The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) are deceptively simple and can trap the unwary.

The 60th update to CPR, introduced in April 2013, was designed to aid the enforcement of the Rules - adding to The Overriding Objective the phrase “enforcing compliance with rules, practice directions and orders”.

This is a practical course through the minefield.

Practical Law for Experts

An Expert Witness can sometimes feel like a ‘fish out of water’ when entering the legal arena. This course will give you a working knowledge of the structure of the legal system in which you will be working as well as outlining some of the differences between the basis of law both within the UK and in other jurisdictions.

An Introduction to 'Lawyer Speak'

Law is for Lawyers! Experts, Mediators and others need to avoid the temptation to (think) they are ‘knowledgeble in the law’.

Into Court

As an Expert you will be judged on the quality of your evidence - not just the quality of your opinion.

The courtroom can be a challenging and confrontational environment. If you are called to give evidence in the Witness Box you need to be confident of your courtroom skills.

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and experience of being in court.

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Report Writing Masterclass - March '18

An advanced course open only to experienced Expert Witnesses. Limited numbers only for this advanced training course.

Foundation Course for Expert Witnesses - March '18

The Expert Witness Foundation Course course is an intensive study through both the theory and more practical aspects of being an Expert Witness.

For the Expert that is about to undertake a large case this is the perfect opportunity to ‘brush up’ on little used techniques.

The course concentrates on the Expert's Report and the Role & Responsibilities of the Expert with a brief introduction into the Procedure Rules (CPR & CrPR) and preparation for going into court.

Assessment (Mediation Training) - June '18

For those wishing to join The Academy of Experts' register of Qualified Mediators

Simulation & Stimulation (Mediation Training - Module 5) - June '18

This is the final Module in the TAE Commercial Mediation Training Course.

The mediator at work – all day!

A Practical Day

This module provides a variety of situations and roles giving maximum opportunity for practical experience in a safe environment whilst under the watchful eye of an experienced mediator and tutor.

More than just practice through role plays this is a positive chance to test your new found skills and positive thinking

Simulations & Law (Mediation Training - Module 4) - June '18

Module 4 of the TAE Commercial Mediation Training Course.

This module is in two parts -

  • Law for Mediators
  • Simulations

Law for Mediators:

To work effectively as a mediator you will need some knowledge of law and procedure. This module gives a crash course in what you need to know. It is equally important whether you are legally qualified or not. You will learn how to use this knowledge as a Mediator working with the parties:

  • Contract & Tort – their elements in practice