Interviewing Witnesses

Interviewing Witnesses

HK$ 500.00

SKU: course-76 Category:

Course Description

Investigative interviewing is an essential aspect of the investigative process for legal professionals. As most information comes from witnesses; it is necessary to have knowledge and skill in interviewing. An interview is a discussion anticipated to gather information that is potentially available and achieve a truthful description of events.

In this course, we shall cover:

  • General principles
  • Interview skills
  • When might you interview witnesses?
  • General interview techniques
  • Legal framework
  • Interviewing witnesses in Hong Kong
  • Prohibition on witness coaching
  • Confidentiality and witnesses
  • Privilege and witnesses
  • Interviewing expert witnesses
  • Interviewing digital forensic experts
  • Child witnesses
  • Interviewing whistleblowers

Speaker’s Bio:

Gillian Carrington is a British barrister. She practiced for many years at the London Bar specialising in public and environmental law. After moving to the City of London law firms she specialised in cross-border regulatory work. She currently lives in Berlin where she works with German and British law firms. She is a co-author of Sweet & Maxwell’s Information Rights and has contributed to Halsbury’s Laws.