Expert Witness Training (Online)

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One-Day Intensive Training Program (Online)

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“Expert training equips experts with the ability to set out the right evidence, using the right techniques, to produce the right results”

Hugh Selby, Barrister

Unisearch is the most established and recognised provider of expert witness training in Australia.For over 20 years the company has delivered intensive training sessions to both new and experienced experts. The highly regarded sessions are designed to equip experts with the unique skills of testifying as an expert witness, and enhance the quality of the expert’s report writing as well as build their knowledge and confidence to perform in court scenarios.


Core components of the one-day intensive expert witness training program are:

  • The expert's role in the court proceedings
  • Rules of evidence as they apply to the expert's opinion
  • Explaining the rules that govern your expressing opinions in a written report or by spoken evidence in the witness box
  • Exploring ways in which the well-prepared expert can succeed in the witness box
  • Report writing and communication skills
  • Suggestions on how to prepare a report that persuades
  • Court procedures to narrow the points of disagreement between opposing expert opinions
  • Understanding the aims and methods of examination and cross-examination
  • Explaining how and why the advocates ask questions at the hearing

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Trainer | Hugh Selby

Hugh Selby, practising barrister and co-runner of the only Australian LLM that is focussed upon Criminal Practice, has been training advocates and witnesses for over 30 years. His relevant authored and edited publications cover expert evidence, coronials, advocacy and appellate practice.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please feel free to contact Unisearch on (02) 9385 5555 or experts@unisearch.com.au

Where will this training session be held?

This training program will be delivered in a live session online. You will be provided a link through which you can access the session following registration and payment.

What is the time schedule for the online training?

The online training will start at 9:00am (Sydney Time) and will consist of 35 - 45 minute segments with a break after each segment. The online training will conclude at approximately 4:00pm (Sydney Time).

Once registered, how do I join the online training and obtain training materials?

Registered participants will receive an email with important information one week before the training. This email will include instructions on how to access the training via Zoom and will also have training materials attached.

Are there limited spaces on our online training program?

Yes, to ensure the optimal experience for our attendees this online training session is limited to a maximum of 10. Register now to ensure you don’t miss out.

What is your cancellation and refund policy?

If written notice is received by Unisearch more than 10 Working Days prior to the Course commencement date:

  • 80% of the Fee and Charges will be refunded; or
  • The participant may request a credit note for 100% of the Fees and Charges (the credit note will be valid for 12 months).

If written notice is received by Unisearch less than 10 working days prior to the Course Commencement Date:

  • 50% of the Fees and Charges will be refunded.

No refund of the Fees and Charges will be made if written notice is received on or after the Course Commencement Date or in the case of the Participant's non-attendance at the Course.

Can I organise a substitute to take my place if I'm unable to attend?

Participants may substitute another Participant to attend the Course in the Participant’s place as follows:

  • The Participant must provide written notice to Unisearch more than 5 working days before the Course Commencement Date; and
  • The Participant must pay an administration fee of $150.00.

To view our full Participant Agreement, please click here.

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