Expert Witnesses

Information and Guidance for Expert Witnesses

It is a fact that those acting as Expert Witnesses are doing so as a second profession. Accountants, Doctors, Engineers etc have all spent many years training in their primary fields accumulating the knowledge and skills that enable them to call themselves 'experts'.

For those new entrants to this second profession there can be a bewildering array of information that they have to take on board and rules they have to comply with. For those will extensive experience there are constantly changing rules and procedures that make it essential to keep up-to-date.

Guidance includes:

The information on this website is not meant to be exhaustive but is a resource for all experts new or experienced. It does not replace proper training and should be used in conjunction with other sources.

Remember that it is your responsibility to always check that you are using the most recent rules and procedures.