It acts as a voice for the expert witness community, ensuring that
all those who influence the role of the expert witness hear the views
of expert witnesses.
It provides a lively forum, where experts from a full spectrum of
disciplines can express their concerns, share their experiences, and
focus on the legal and business aspects of being an expert witness.
Increasingly, it is acting as a single source of information, collecting,
analysing and commenting on the Civil Procedure Rules and other matters
of interest to its members.
Members have access to the Society's telephone Helpline for expert
assistance with any queries they may have.
The Society's Mentor Scheme. Novice members may request to be introduced
to a more experienced mentor within the same area of expertise,
who is willing to share his or her practical knowledge.
The Society holds two conferences each year to explore developments
in the expert witness field, and is currently organising regional and
special interest group meetings to facilitate further interaction between