An Introduction to the English Legal System - The Expert in Context / 19 June 2017

Title An Introduction to the English Legal System - The Expert in Context / 19 June 2017
Organiser Expert Witness Institute
Details

Lecturer: Glenn Robinson, BPP University

Before you work as an expert witness it is essential that you understand the legal framework in which you will be working. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the English legal system and will position the expert in context. 

This course is recommended for:

  • Those who are brand new to expert witness work
  • Provisional members of the EWI
  • More experienced experts who may have overlooked some of the essentials...but it's never too late to revise the basics- these are the building blocks! 

Course outline:

  • History of the English Legal System
  • The UK Constitution
  • Sources of Law
  • The Courts System 
  • Statutes and Statutory Interpretation
  • The Doctrine of Binding Precedent
  • The Legal Profession

Leaning outcomes:

1    Be able to name and define the role of key English legal institutions, law-making bodies and the courts

2    Understand key, basic features of the English/UK constitution and constitutional concepts

3    Have a basic understanding of key concepts within legal reasoning, and be able to recognise these within case law

4    Understand the purpose of law generally and the English legal system and its institutions in particular

5    The jury

About Glenn Robinson

Glenn joined BPP in 2000 after teaching at a number of institutions including the Universities of Reading, Buckingham and London. As an associate professor, his major role is as the director of training for the GDL and LLB faculty. He was instrumental in developing the new QLTS course and in leading BPP into the world of online and distance learning. Since 2000, he has also been an associate lecturer in law with the Open University.

Cost:
EWI Member Rate: £260 Non-member Rate: £290 (including refreshments and lunch)

How to book: 
Write to us at Expert Witness Institute, 159-161 Temple Chambers, 3-7 Temple Avenue, London EC4Y ODA / Email us events@ewi.org.uk or call us on 020 7936 2213

Cancellation policy

Visit the EWI events terms and conditions page

Start Date 19/06/2017 09:30
End Date 19/06/2017 17:00
Address The Expert Witness Institute, 159-161 Temple Chambers, 3-7 Temple Ave, London, EC4Y ODA
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