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Medico-legal Group Breakfast with Hempsons

January 24 | Hempsons
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LCA-Hempsons Medico-Legal Breakfast Briefing meeting

Wednesday, 24 January 2024 at 7:30am

“Acting as an expert witness in Ireland – what you need to know”

Our first 2024 quarterly meeting of the LCA-Hempson’s Medico-Legal Group is an online Breakfast Briefing on Wednesday, 24 January at 7:30am.

Members are asked to please confirm their attendance:

Invited guests Eavanna FitzGerald and Mark Tottenham will discuss “Acting as an expert witness in Ireland – what you need to know”, focusing on:

  1. Procedural rules in Ireland, and the heightened duty of disclosure.
  2. The duties of experts; recent Irish case-law highlighting the problems that arise.
  3. Practical tips for preparing a report.

There will be a Q&A session, and discussion of principles and practices that apply equally in the UK.

About our Presenters:

Mark Tottenham has been in practice at the Bar of Ireland since 2002, and is an experienced mediator. He is the author of the award-winning textbook A Guide to Expert Witness Evidence (Bloomsbury, 2019) and The Reliable Expert Witness (Clarus Press, 2021), a handbook for expert and professional witnesses. He is the founding editor of Decisis Law Reports, an online law reporting service. He is also a presenter of The Fifth Court, a weekly legal affairs podcast.

Eavanna FitzGerald has been practising as a Barrister at the Bar of Ireland for 20 years. She specialises in Clinical Negligence litigation and Sports Law. She has recently founded the Expert Witness Site, a new service for Solicitors to find expert witnesses. She is a non-executive director of Gymnastics Irelan

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