Expert Witness

Expert Witness – Band 1 Top Ranked Chambers and Partners Litigation Support 2022 and 2023.

Legal Experience Training are the experts in expert witness training.  Legal Experience Training run the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (APAEWE) which is the only Masters level qualification for expert witnesses in the UK and Internationally.

The firm are Top Ranked at Band 1 (the highest band) in Chambers Litigation Support 2022 and 2023 with the following finding: “They are excellent. They have a full understanding of the process and pressure consistent with being a witness in large cases.”

The firm was ranked in 2019, 2020 and 2021 with the following descriptive entry: LET’s witness training programme is “well structured” and “a step ahead of its competition.” [2019].

The firm have unrivalled expertise in the design and delivery of expert witness courses in the UK and Internationally. Course design is led by Penny Harper, the principal author of “The expert witness” a practical guide published by Sweet and Maxwell, Penny is assisted by a team of subject experts including expert witnesses and lawyers, in particular, Mark James, Barrister, Temple Garden Chambers, London. Mark is the author of “Expert Evidence: Law and Practice” published by Sweet and Maxwell. This is the seminal textbook on expert evidence. It deals with expert evidence in civil, criminal and other cases. It is the primary reference book for courts and practitioners on expert evidence.

The courses for expert witnesses are tailored to a number of different jurisdictions. We have expertise in working with witnesses from or giving evidence in the United Kingdom, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, The Channel Islands, France, Greece, Germany, Norway, The Netherlands, Ukraine, USA, Russia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Singapore, Australia, and more. This includes witnesses giving evidence in a range of legal fora such as the High Court, International Courts, Arbitrations, International Arbitrations, Tribunals, Disciplinary Hearings and Public Enquiries. We often work with interpreters and those giving evidence remotely.

The firm are regularly instructed direct by corporate clients, by law firms and by recommendations from Members of the Bar to prepare expert witnesses. Our courses are approved by the RICS and the ICE and other professional bodies.

We run public and in-house courses tailored to meet specific requirements. The course can be run face to face or via a live interactive conferencing link.

The Courses


The Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (APAEWE) is the only Masters level qualification for expert witnesses in the UK and globally.

The expert witness training is approved by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and other professional bodies.

Please contact for a detailed brochure on the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence including details of assessments.

Upcoming Courses

Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (APAEWE) Course

Expert Evidence, Law and Practice (ELP) 13 May 2024

Advanced Report Writing (ARW) 14 May 2024

Expert Witness Meetings (EWM) 3 June 2024

Witness Familiarisation – Court Skills (CS) 4 June 2024

Expert Witness Assessments 22 May 2024 (200 Mins) and 5 July 2024 (35 Mins)

Full Course Details Book Course

Civil Expert Witness Refresher Training

Civil Expert Witness Refresher – 26 February 2024

Full Course Details Book Course


“A superb and very relevant course that is going to hold me in such good stead for future Expert Witness work.”

“Excellent. Considerably higher standard than expert witness courses offered by competitors. Outstanding. Top of the profession. Superb, focused and specific. Tutor a Mega star, probably the most knowledgeable lawyer in the UK on expert witness procedure”.

“I can’t say enough here to do the course justice. From the excellent presenters (Penny and Tim) to fantastic course material and the extra effort put in to absolutely cover everything! I don’t ever remember enjoying a course as much as I have this course and a large part of this being down to the tutors and the way the course was presented. Again, a huge thank you to Penny and Tim. What fantastic presenters online!”

“This course was extremely useful. I learnt a huge amount. The details of court processes and the personalities involved and a chance to undergo cross-examination. The tutor was very clear, excellent manner, makes the course interesting and fun”

“I enjoyed it enormously it helped add to my knowledge, Penny is a very good communicator”

“The course was excellent with tips on cross-examination tactics and on the do’s and don’t’s. The role playing was excellent and I enjoyed being cross-examined. The tutor was excellent-spectacular. Thank you so much.”

“The course content was great and it assisted my understanding of the subjects covered in each module vastly. This will help me on a daily basis in my role.”  

National Expert Witness Agency

The National Expert Witness Agency offers all our delegates a first-class modern way of marketing that will help you obtain more instructions. Your online membership can be assured of reaching hundreds of British law firms through NEWA’s numerous promotional channels. With the digital media age well established, the legal profession are relying more and more to source experts online. Registering your details with a reputable digital directory like NEWA, will certainly raise your marketing profile.

Why not take advantage of the new membership offer. NEWA are inviting any expert who has obtained the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (APAEWE) with Legal Experience Training, who would like to register their details, £30 off the premium Gold annual package.

For further details, please email or alternatively contact head office on 01638 601110.


Expert Witness Conferences

We are regularly invited to speak at conferences on topical subjects concerning expert witnesses. Please let us know if you are looking for a speaker for your conference!