The Meeting of Experts module is designed to take you through the key elements of the expert meeting, held during the process of clinical negligence or personal injury litigation. You will be reminded of the purpose of the meeting, given guidance on preparation, when and how to hold the meeting, and techniquest for dealing with a difficult opponent.
Our training faculty for this session are:
Paul Sankey, Medical Negligence Lawyer
Dr Tom Boyd, GP Expert Witness
Dr Jonathan Moore, GP Expert Witness
Dr Simon Fox QC, Clinical Negligence Barrister at Serjeants’ Inn
HHJ Harris QC, Retired Senior Circuit High Court Judge
The online training course will take approximately three hours.
Task one – online presentations
Listen to presentations by Paul Sankey, clinical negligence lawyer, to gain a rounded understanding of the significance of the Meeting of Experts in the litigation process. Then hear from Dr Tom Boyd and Mr Richard Kerr, both experienced medical experts, who share tips on how they prepare for these meetings, and how they deal with difficult opponents.
Task two – Review of the Agenda
Review the Agenda for the Meeting of Experts. Take some time to prepare your answers, and the reasons for those answers, based on the report of the Claimant’s expert.
Task three – Meeting of Experts with Dr Tom Boyd and Dr Jonathan Moore
Watch the Meeting of Experts video and see how Dr Boyd and Dr Moore work through the agenda, discuss their views and formulate their replies. You will identify good practice in their discussion and demeanour and can take the opportunity to compare their answers with yours.
Task four – Short Assessment
Finally, you will be asked to undertake an MCQ assessment to test your understanding of the protocol for, and importance of, the Meeting of Experts.
Our training is accredited by the RCS (Eng) for CPD. On completion of the course a CPD certificate will be sent for four hours.