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Course overview

An expert witness is someone with specialised training and experience who is allowed to testify in court to help the judge and jury understand difficult technical subjects. Expert witness training involves learning how to turn the tables on an opposing lawyer by showing expertise, command of the facts and an ability to communicate and defend opinions.

Expert witness courses define the role and duties of an expert witness and enable you to testify and defend your report and opinion.

On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:

  • what is expected from an expert witness
  • how to prepare and give evidence in court
  • how you can qualify as an expert witness
  • what is meant by witness liability

Key information

  • learn at your own pace
  • help meet your annual CPD requirements
  • develop your own learning needs
  • exclusive member benefit – 10% discount
  • iPad/Android compatible
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Disclaimer: This course is available for ACCA members, you may need your ACCA membership number to complete your booking. This course and outline is provided by a third-party course provider. All course bookings are subject to the terms and conditions set by the course provider. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms and conditions. ACCA takes no liability for bookings made with third-party suppliers.


120 days' access 75 GBP (exc. VAT)


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Date: Ongoing
Duration: 4 hours
CPD Units: 4