Demystifying the Maltese Courts with particular reference to the giving of evidence

Course Outline

This session will provide an overview of Maltese Court Procedure and will provide participants with an understanding of the importance of giving evidence, witness statements and the drafting of court expert reports.

Who should attend

This lecture would be valuable to all professionals, including social workers, lawyers, doctors, counsellors, psychologists, nurses and the general public.

Venue, Dates and Time

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 19/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT1432

Monday 28th April; 2014

1600 – 1800 hrs including a coffee break

Participation Fee

€40; Cheques are payable to Institute of Legal Studies Malta

Registration

Kindly use our online registration form.

Certification

A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the session.

Lecturer: Dr. Julienne Portelli Demajo; GANADO Advocates

Programme

  1. An overview of the composition of the Maltese Courts and the trial process from its initial stages to appeal and final judgement. 
  1. The Involvement of Professionals:
     – The Giving of Evidence – the procedure used when giving verbal or written declarations;
     – The Court Expert;
     – Professional Liability and Ethical issues.
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