The Expert Witness Institute (EWI) was launched in November 1996 to service and support experts. It acts as a voice for the expert witness community, supporting experts from all professional disciplines and lawyers who use the services of experts. The Institute functions to encourage, train and educate experts and to improve and maintain their standards and status. The EWI actively works with a wide range of professional bodies to achieve this.
The EWI is independent of outside commercial interests and is democratic, transparent and fully accountable to its members. It is a non-profit making company limited by guarantee The objective of the EWI is the support of the proper administration of justice and the early resolution of disputes through fair and unbiased expert evidence. To achieve this objective, the EWI:
Acts as a voice for expert witnesses, especially in communicating with the media.
The Expert Witness Institute has established its first international prescence in Singapore, coinciding with the Institute's 20th anniversary year. This new initiative will serve the burgeoning Asian legal market with plans to increase the number of accredited expert witnesses available to lawyers across the region. Read press release.
EWI would like to thank the following 'Founding Sponsors' for their continued support:
The EWI are members of The Professional Associations Research Network (PARN) which is a non-profit membership organisation for professional bodies, offering expertise, experience and perspective on key issues in the sector through research, consultancy, networking, events and training.