THE EWI SINGAPORE CONFERENCE 2019: “EXPERT EVIDENCE IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION” (15 October, 9am – 7pm, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore)
This Conference organised by Expert Witness Institute Singapore (EWI Singapore) is supported by 11 leading professional bodies across the arbitration, legal, construction, financial services and maritime industries.
We are honoured to have Sir Vivian Ramsey QC, Patron of EWI Singapore, deliver the Welcome Address and Gregory Vijayendren SC, President of the Law Society of Singapore, deliver the Keynote Address as our Guest-of-Honour.
At this Conference, practicing experts from a wide range of disciplines as well as leading disputes specialists meet to discuss topical issues relating to the role of experts and to expert evidence in dispute resolution including:
- The comparative practices in expert testimony in dispute resolutions across the Asia Pacific particularly in the ASEAN region.
- The shape that expert evidence will take in the future.
For more details and to register online, click HERE.
About The Expert Witness Institute Singapore (EWI Singapore)
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Singapore branch of the Expert Witness Institute which was formally with the Registry of Societies on 19th May 2019.
The first organisation of its kind in Singapore, EWI Singapore will support the growing body of professionals providing expert witness services to courts and tribunals in Singapore and across Asia. EWI Singapore will serve the burgeoning Asian legal market with plans to increase the number of accredited expert witnesses available to share their knowledge with lawyers across a wide range of sectors including construction and finance.
EWI Singapore’s founding committee of experts and dispute resolution practitioners is led by President, Professor Leslie Chew SC and Vice President, Mr Chan Leng Sun SC.
For more information, see www.ewi.org.sg.
About The Expert Witness Institute
The Expert Witness Institute (EWI) was launched in the UK in November 1996 to service and support experts. It acts as a voice for the expert witness community, supporting experts from all professional disciplines and lawyers who use the services of experts. The Institute functions to encourage, train and educate experts and to improve and maintain their standards and status. The EWI actively works with a wide range of professional bodies to achieve this. For more details, see www.ewi.org.uk.
As a professional body, EWI encourages excellence from all their members and facilitate this through education and training events and by providing a helpline service which is available for members in need of support or advice. In order to assist members with their business development, EWI operates a referral service through which parties in need of experts can be put in touch with appropriately qualified members and members’ profiles are also available to view on the EWI website.