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Upcoming events

Being a witness: Giving evidence in court

An introduction to appearing in court as a witness

Join us for this interactive session and practical demonstration to find out what you  can expect when you appear in court as either a witness of fact or as an expert witness. 


The session will cover:

  • The differences between the magistrates, family, civil and criminal courts
  • The roles of the people in the court room 
  • Court room etiquette
  • Expert vs. opinion evidence
  • What to expect during cross examination

Our hosts Wedlake Bell invite you to stay after the session for networking drinks. 


Who should attend?

  • Members of our Future Fraud Professionals Network
  • Anyone else looking to refresh their knowledge or skills.


    Guest speakers:

    • His Honour John Anderson, a retired Circuit Judge in the Crown Courts, who regularly conducts seminars for people who are to be witnesses in court proceedings.
    • Jessica Clark-Jones, Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings
    • Polly Dyer, Barrister, QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers
    • Brendan Weekes, Associate Director, Evelyn Partners (chair)
    • Gemma Williams, Trainee Solicitor, Wedlake Bell LLP

1 December 2022


18:00 (registration from 17:30)




Wedlake Bell, 71 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4AY

Costs £15 + VAT FAP/FFPN/ICAEW/CAFG Members; £25 + VAT Non-members