This course consists of a 100-minute video recording of a talk by expert Paul Venus of Holding Redlich, together with reference resources including a written paper. Topics covered include:
- When is an affidavit or statement required?
- Preparation for taking a witness statement or affidavit
- Interviewing the witness
- Substance of the affidavit
- Evidentiary Issues
- Privilege and affidavits and statements
- Expert Reports
- Taking an affidavit
- Procedural issues
- Use of an affidavit.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - For NSW lawyers, the Law Society of New South Wales advises: "If this particular educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit" for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included."
This course will equip participants to:
- Plan and prepare to take a statement
- Understand the evidentiary issues involved in preparation of affidavits
- Identify appropriate uses of affidavits.
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you’re eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number during checkout.
When signing up for the Session, use the relevant voucher code to apply the discount to your Cart:
- UTS Student / Alumni: Lawalumni
- UTS Staff: Lstaff
Discounts cannot be combined and only one discount can be applied per person per course session. Discounts can only be applied to the full price. Discounts cannot be applied to any offered special price.
Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions.
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