​​Expert Report Writing Course
6 December 2019 - SOLD OUT

Sir Stamford at Circular Quay - Sydney, NSW, Australia

The 6 December 2019 course is now SOLD OUTPlease register your interest using the button above to be notified of 2020 course dates.

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to assist expert witness report writers to evaluate and improve their skills, and to establish a high standard of report writing.

This course will benefit any medical/dental professionals who may be called upon to prepare expert reports. It will also provide excellent preparation for any who plan to attend our Expert Witness Training course in future.

Key LEARNING Outcomes

  • Understand the expert’s role and the requirements for one to be considered an expert.
  • Understand and critically review a letter of instruction from by the solicitor.
  • Appreciate when further material should be requested from the instructing lawyer.
  • Know what are the essential elements required in an expert report, common to all Codes of Conduct.
  • Understand the difference between assumed facts, facts and opinion.
  • Understand how an opinion is properly constructed showing how any conclusions were derived.
  • Appreciate the proper use of language, syntax and grammar in an expert’s report.
  • Appreciate pitfalls of request or instruction and report writing.

PROGRAM

Please note: A revised program has been released. Download the updated program below:

Registration Fees

ACLM members - $500 incl GST
Open (non-members) - $650 incl GST

VENUE

Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
93 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW Australia

Accommodation
A discounted accommodation rate is available to Expert Report Writing Course attendees at the Sir Stamford at Circular Quay.
Details will be sent to you following registration and payment.

Teaching Faculty

Professor Roy Beran | Consultant Neurologist and Lawyer, FACLM

Professor John Devereux | Professor of Law, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland

Mr George Kalimnios | Barrister at Law and Mediator, Legal Counsel, Kalimnios Themis Chambers

Dr Phoebe-Anne Mainland | FACLM, Anaesthesiologist