Training For Medical Professionals

How to start, build and run a successful medico legal practice (online)

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Learn how to find high-paying clients and secure top instructions

Keen to take on medical expert witness work but feeling daunted at the thought of running a business?

On our live online course, you’ll learn all the essentials needed to get your medico legal practice up and running. 

Learn how to set your fees and find clients

We’ll guide you through how to set your fees, as well as how to market your practice effectively, find clients and deal with all the legal aspects, such as GDPR.

You’ll also learn about the pitfalls to avoid from experienced practitioners who are currently working in the field.

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Learning outcomes our medico legal course

On our practical course, you’ll learn:

  • What lawyers are looking for in their experts
  • How to write a compelling medico legal CV
  • How to win new instructions and build your client list
  • How to set your fees and get paid on time
  • What to include in your terms and conditions
  • GDPR essentials
  • How to manage your practice effectively
  • How to market your practice.

Get insider tips from an instructing solicitor and expert witness

The training is run by Isabel Bathurst, an acclaimed solicitor who has instructed many medical experts over the years. Alongside Isabel are Dr Adrian Rees, a GP and experienced expert witness, and our MD, Caren Scott, who has run large, successful medico-legal practices.

Isabel Bathurst and Adrian Rees
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Who should attend our online course?

Select your chosen date below to book

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Want to learn more?

If you have any queries about the course, or you’d like more information on the suitability of the training, please get in contact.

Please note:

If you’re interested in dedicated training on what’s involved in expert witness work and the legal procedures and rules, take a look at our Expert Witness Training for Medical Professionals in England and Scotland.


How to start, build and run a successful practice

  • Becoming a medico-legal expert
  • What physical resources do you need?
  • Indemnity insurance
  • GDPR compliance
  • Terms of engagement
  • Fees and cancellation charges
  • Your target audience
  • Website/social media
  • Preparing and sending out your medico-legal CV
  • Asking for feedback and collating testimonials
  • Getting known: offering training and writing articles
  • Secretarial requirements
  • Conflict checking, diary management and the communications trail
  • Secure storage and transfer of data
  • Retention of records and reports
  • Communication is key
  • Initial contact, cost estimates and conflict of interest
  • Understand the legal principles
  • Report writing and refining
  • Communication is key
  • Keeping notes and taking a detailed history
  • Not sharing your opinion or case information with the client
  • Report layout
  • Report content
  • References
  • Declaration and statement of trust
  • Regular training and networking
  • Developing relationships with lawyers
  • How Inspire MediLaw can help, now and in the future


Inquest, Inquiry and Injury Solicitor
GP and Expert Witness
Managing Director, Inspire MediLaw

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