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Mastering the Art of Cross-Examination

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CPD Points 1
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$109.00
Competency Professional Skills

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Mastering the Art of Cross-Examination

Grace Lawson practices as a Barrister in Queensland. Her practice includes family law, personal injury law, and employment law.

Course Summary

Cross-examination is a difficult skill to master, however, this can be achieved with appropriate preparation, structure and an understanding of potential pitfalls.

Course Details

Cross-examination is said to be one of the most difficult of all lawyering skills to master. However, even the most celebrated counsel started somewhere before they eventually mastered this skill.

This course provides a practical overview for practitioners on cross-examination of witnesses, from preparation through to the potential pitfalls to avoid in the courtroom. The course covers the following topics:

  • how to prepare and structure cross-examination;
  • tips on conducting an effective cross-examination;
  • special circumstances that require additional vigilance, such as cross-examination of experts, children and other vulnerable or special witnesses; and
  • how to deal with objections to questions in cross-examination. 

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