Report Writing 2

This course explores all the latest developments in expert witness report writing and provides advice and tools to enhance your report writing skills.

Building on the fundamentals of Report writing 1, you will learn techniques and strategies that will enable you to deliver more impactful evidence across increasingly complex issues.


  1. Understand the latest updates to court procedures and rules as they apply to reports
  2. Explore the fundamental categories of legal test and understand its importance in evidence
  3. Understand the thought process for applying legal tests correctly using simple and complex factual and technical scenarios
  4. Understand how to generate a list of issues prior to the production of the report
  5. Develop and enhance opinion writing skills for complex cases, such as causation, damage and quantum
  6. Understand how to deal with causation in multi-incident compensation claims
  7. Understand how to deal with the range of professional opinion on issues in dispute
  8. Learn approaches for dealing with reporting situations involving technical or complex issues

Why should you attend?

  • Receive specialist tuition on a vital area of expert witness practice
  • Learn techniques that help to identify and highlight the key issues
  • Learn how to present each stage of the opinion in a logical and ordered way
  • Understand when and how to seek guidance from instructing lawyers
  • Learn grammatical and presentational strategies that improve quality of evidence

CPD Hours: 7 Hours


To find course dates, check the training and events calendar.

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Trainer: Giles Eyre

Giles Eyre is a barrister (recently retired) who practised from 9 Gough Square, London. Giles has extensive experience of conducting claims for personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence. He is a Recorder and a mediator on the CEDR Solve Lead Mediators Panel. He is a contributing editor of Asbestos Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure, published by 9 Gough Square and Clinical Negligence Claims - A Practical Guide, published by 9 Gough Square. He is also the co-author of Writing Medico-Legal Reports in Civil Claims, now in its second edition.
Giles regularly presents seminars for lawyers on a wide variety of topics and for expert witnesses on effective expert report writing and giving evidence.