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SRA Competency B

Introduction

Most litigators and paralegals have drafted a statement, but is it an effective one?

Experts can make or break a case and this new course presented by Helen Swaffield identifies a ‘how to’ guide to boost civil evidence.

What You Will Learn

This practical drafting course will cover the following:

  • Statements from proof of evidence
  • The case theory
  • Privilege and property in a witness
  • Preparing the evidence for court
  • The case theory identified and mobilised
  • Part 32 technicalities, exhibits
  • Affidavits, summons and overseas evidence
  • Dishonest evidence and exaggeration
  • Choice of expert and ‘crossing the Rubicon’ of Part 35
  • Instructions to experts and assumptions
  • Should they prove fact or just opinion?
  • Confidentiality
  • Problem experts - can they be replaced?
  • How much can the solicitor do on the report?
  • CPR 35 new cases

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Seminar | 05.05.2020

London | 10:00am - 4:30pm


Drafting Winning Witness Statements & Impeccable Instructions to Experts

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Seminar | 04.06.2020

Leeds | 10:00am - 4:30pm


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Leeds
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Seminar | 10.09.2020

Manchester | 10:00am - 4:30pm


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10
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Manchester
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