The Art of Giving Evidence
Witness Box is the training division of Trevor Gilbert & Associates. Our two principal tutors are:
Trevor Gilbert OBE BCAb
Trevor Gilbert is a multi award-winning practising expert witness, an employment analyst and career profiler who has specialised in the preparation of loss of earnings reports for the purposes of civil litigation for 27 years. He has given evidence in the UK’s largest personal injury claim and his expertise is regularly sought in extremely complex, big ticket claims.
2016 Appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list
2016 Recipient of the British Citizen Award (the People’s Honours)
His expert practice is an unprecedented four times winner of the prestigious national Personal Injury Awards (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016)
2016 voted in Lawyer Monthly magazine as Employment Expert Witness of the Year
2015 Expert Witness of the Year in the Corporate Vision Executive Awards.
Trevor is a Fellow of the Academy of Experts, one of around 50 in the world.
“Trevor Gilbert is an independent witness of the highest calibre, unmoveable when his opinion has been properly formed, persuadable when logic dictates, well researched and impressive.”
(Andrew Ritchie QC, Head of Chambers, 9 Gough Square).
You can find out more of Trevor and his expert practice here
Stephen Harvey QC
Stephen Harvey of 3 Paper Buildings is listed by Chambers UK as a Leading Criminal Silk.
He is extremely experienced in the cross-examination of experts in a number of disciplines and has lectured to professional witnesses on the subject of ‘The Expert Witness’. Stephen has appeared before a variety of regulatory and disciplinary tribunals (particularly Police Disciplinary Tribunals and The Law Society) as well as representing those same clients who also find themselves before the criminal courts.
Stephen has appeared in terrorist-related cases, allegations of serious and organised crime, homicides, firearms and explosive cases, serious (often historical) sexual allegations and cases involving allegations of corruption and fraud (white and blue collar). He successfully represented the last female army captain charged with spying: R v Maychell (1999).
He has co-written articles on the Bribery Act 2010 and its implications particularly for foreign entities in the infrastructure and construction industries.
“A meticulous and confident performer who is both charming and hard-working”.
(Chambers & Partners)
“A wealth of experience in the cross-examination of experts”.
You can read more about Stephen here