One-Day Intensive Training Program


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

  • The expert's role in the court proceedings
  • The 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


Trainer | Hugh Selby

Hugh Selby, barrister and former law school teacher, has been training advocates and witnesses for 28 years, and teaches in Australia, Asia and the USA. His authored and edited publications cover expert evidence, advocacy and appellate practice.


Next session

May 11, 2018

If you are unable to attend please be sure to let us know so we can pre-register you in the next session.



$750 (including GST)


Workshop location

Level 4, South Wing, Rupert Myers Building, UNSW Sydney, New South Wales