for medical professionals

Whether you’re new to medico-legal practice or a seasoned professional, you’ll find a training course or event to suit your needs.

Our courses include expert witness training and preparation for inquests. You’ll gain ‘hands-on’ experience with practical exercises and receive feedback from the UK’s top legal professionals.

Witness Familiarisation Training

Available on demand
(please contact us for details)

Oxford Moot Court

Course Overview: Learn how to give evidence clearly and effectively in this intensive training session, led by Dr Simon Fox QC. Through interactive role play in a small group, you’ll build your knowledge of court procedures and enhance your presentation skills. You’ll also be given feedback on your performance.

This session is limited to six people to ensure delegates get the most out of the training.

DEC 2021

Expert Witness Training (England)

2 - 3 December 2021

Oxford Spires Hotel, Oxford

Course Overview: This two-day CPD course for medical professionals provides excellent preparation for expert witness work in clinical negligence litigation.

You’ll explore a whole range of issues, including setting up your medico-legal practice, the legal framework and processes, successful report writing, preparing joint statements, meeting with counsel and giving evidence in court.

This course is ideal for clinicians who are new to expert witness work and for experienced professionals who are looking to refresh and expand their knowledge.

DEC 2021

Annual Medico-Legal Expert Witness Conference and Networking 2021

10 December 2021

The View - Lincoln's Inn Field

Course Overview: Build your expert witness skills and learn from the UK’s leading clinical negligence experts.

Our speakers include barristers, top solicitors and experienced expert witnesses. They will be covering a variety of topics, from AI in healthcare to setting up a successful medico-legal practice. 

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet with healthcare professionals and lawyers, and make new connections in the medico-legal field.

DEC 2021

Expert Witness Training (Scotland)

13 – 14 December 2021

Kimpton Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Course Overview: This two-day training course equips medical professionals with all the knowledge required to be successful expert witnesses in clinical negligence litigation.

We’ll cover the key topics in expert witness work, from the practicalities of setting up a medico-legal practice through to the legal processes involved, successful report writing, preparing joint statements, meetings with counsel and giving evidence in court.

You’ll be taught by practising medical expert witnesses, healthcare lawyers and healthcare barristers – who are all highly experienced in the clinical negligence field.

How to start, build and run a successful medico-legal practice

Course Overview: Learn how to manage the day-to-day running of a medico-legal practice, from the legal processes through to client management, fees and marketing your business. You’ll get top tips on how to improve your CV and raise your profile in the medico-legal sector.

Run by the Inspire MediLaw team, this one-day course is aimed at medical professionals, medico-legal secretaries, and practice managers. It is ideal if you are either starting out or developing your medico-legal practice.


Introduction to Inquests Training

Course Overview: This event provides a fascinating overview of the inquest process for clinicians who are new to this role.

You’ll hear from leading lawyers and medics, who will explain the scope and processes involved in an inquest. With a practical focus, you’ll learn tips on writing a factual witness statement for the Coroner and giving evidence at the inquest.

This training session is run by Isabel Bathurst, Inquest Lawyer, and Dr Chris Danbury, Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, who is an experienced factual witness.

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