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
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.