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Expert evidence and advocacy - On-demand

Course ID ID21022_LIT1

  • Online
  • 0.75
  • All
  • 0.75 CPD POINTS

This on-demand material was recorded in March 2021. You can purchase and access this content at any time.

Join Gregory Burton SC, Barrister, 5 Wentworth Chambers for a one-hour on-demand course that will cover: 

  • The role of advocacy
  • The role of expert evidence
  • The development process for expert evidence 
  • The advocate’s role with expert evidence 
  • Disclosure on preparatory material for expert reports 
  • Concurrent expert evidence in a virtual landscape 
  • Examples of advocacy interacting with expert evidence: ‘counterfactuals’ 
  • Lessons for the advocate (and those instructing) on expert evidence

Please consult the CPD rules for your state to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.  

Due to new reporting requirements introduced by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia on 1 April 2021, practitioners holding WA practising certificates are not currently eligible to claim CPD points for this product.


Full Price $75.00

Alumni/Member Price $67.50


End date:

30 June 2022

Presenter biography

 Gregory Burton SC Barrister, 5 Wentworth Chambers

Gregory specialises in trial and appellate advocacy and opinions. His areas of practice are commercial, equity, intellectual property and IT, property and succession/family provision, insurance, administrative law and associations and charities, professional liability, torts, consumer law, construction.

He is an experienced arbitrator, expert determiner (including domain name auDA panels) and mediator in Court and private panels and lists with the following accreditations: FCIArb; FRI; TEP; NMAS.

Gregory was, in March 2017, appointed a part-time Senior Member in the Appeal Panel and Consumer and Commercial Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Gregory is also an author and editor of and contributor to journals, books and legal encyclopaedias in commercial/equity and dispute resolution, and a director of charitable foundations.

Claiming CPD units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority, with the exception of Western Australia. If you hold a practising certificate in a state or territory other than Western Australia and this 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. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.

If you hold a Western Australian practising certificate, please refer to the course description above as to whether you are eligible to earn CPD points for this activity.


Mandatories covered

This program covers the mandatory requirement of Professional Skills.