Chris Melton QC
Byrom Street, Manchester
Chris Melton QC was Called to the Bar in 1982 and took silk in 2001. He has a broad common law practice but specialises in medical law. He sits as a Recorder and is a qualified mediator. He was instructed as independent Counsel to the Shipman Inquiry. He represented the successful appellants in the Ordtech Arms to Iraq appeal. He has appeared four times before the UK Supreme Court, each time successfully. He is a fluent French speaker. He is on the board of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy, is head of advocacy training for the Northern Circuit and is regarded as an extremely approachable trainer. He has taught advocacy in Sierra Leone, Cyprus, Florida, London and at Keble College Oxford.
Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses
Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award
Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.
Learn what to expect if you are due to give evidence as a witness of fact. What is the best way of preparing for and withstanding cross examination.