Sat 06 July | 9:00AM - 1:15PM | Manukau District Court MAP


Cross-examination can make or break your case. In this learn-by-doing workshop, you will get to test your cross-examination skills and get individualised feedback from experienced practitioners in the field and members of the judiciary. Refine your cross-examination skills to increase your confidence and competitive edge.

This is your opportunity to test your practical skills and receive feedback on your strategies and techniques direct from the ultimate decision maker - the Judge.
This workshop sold out in 2017, 2018, and earlier this year - there are limited places available, register now to secure your spot.

Click here to read His Honour Judge Andrée Wiltens' LawNews article Practice makes perfect at ADLS cross-examination workshop

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn more about how to properly plan and define your objectives for the cross-examination.
  • Build up your cross-examination confidence by engaging in practical learn-by-doing sessions followed by individual feedback.
  • Meet colleagues and engage in a challenging learning experience with them.

Who should attend?

All lawyers who want to develop their cross-examination skills will benefit from this workshop. It is especially relevant to criminal law practitioners, as well as litigation lawyers, and family law practitioners.

Previous Workshop Attendee Feedback

"The best workshop ever. Perfection – how could it be better?"

"Good location, great Judges and QC’s"

"Practical experience and learning first hand from Judges and experienced QC's" 

"Well organised and a lot of content explored".

Please note: Due to the nature of this workshop, and in particular the need to complete pre workshop preparations our usual cancellation policy will not apply.

Registrations can be cancelled up to 15 working days before the date of the workshop upon which a refund will be made less an administration fee. No refunds will be made after that time.



Session at capacity, enter you name in the box below to be added to the waitlist


Paul Dacre QC

Marie Dyhrberg QC

Paul Borich QC

Rachael Reed QC 

Denise Wallwork

Ish Jayanandan

Julie-Anne Kincade

Aieyah Shendi


Judge Andrée Wiltens

Judge David Sharp

Judge Winter

Judge Bergseng