In many cases, expert evidence can be pivotal to the determination of key issues and counsel will invariably be confronted with the task of both working with and challenging the evidence of expert witnesses. This seminar will provide you with an overview of the law, practical guidance on dealing effectively with expert witnesses and incorporating expert evidence as part of a robust overall litigation strategy.
This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will be able to:
Junior to Intermediate. Civil Litigators, Criminal lawyers, Family practitioners and Insurance lawyers.
|Live Web Stream||11 April|
Partner, Wilson Harle, Auckland
Chris was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 1980, he was a Crown Counsel in the Crown Law Office in Wellington before joining Russell McVeagh in Auckland in 1987. He was a litigation partner of Russell McVeagh from 1989 until 2002 when he left to found Wilson Harle.Chris has a broadly-based commercial litigation and public law practice extending from contract, corporate governance and shareholding disputes to insurance, professional and product liability, asset recovery, and regulatory issues. He has been counsel in many reported decisions of the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Chris is listed as a Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution in the Asia Pacific Legal 500, a ranked lawyer in Dispute Resolution and Public Law in Chambers Asia-Pacific.
|Julie Anne Kincade
Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, Auckland
Julie-Anne was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1991. She worked as a criminal barrister in London until December 2005, prosecuting and defending all levels and types of serious criminal cases from Crown Court to Appellate level. Julie-Anne’s range of cases included large-scale drug importations, rapes, murders and fraud. She was a member of the Chambers of Richard Ferguson QC, now known as Carmelite Chambers.When Julie-Anne moved to New Zealand she was employed by Meredith Connell. She was a Senior Solicitor there from 2007 to 2013 prosecuting on behalf of the Crown. Julie-Anne’s criminal trials during this period included murder, rape and all other types of criminal offending. She joined the independent bar in 2013.
Julie-Anne is an approved legal aid provider. She will appear on all level of matters from traffic to murder, parole hearings and appeals.
If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.