Giving evidence if English is not your first language

8 November, 2017
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

In this latest edition of Cripps Pemberton Greenish’s own trainee solicitor blog, trainee Sarupe Uppal worked alongside Tom Bourne to investigate how you can make sure you get your voice heard in Court if English is not your first language.

As a trainee at Cripps Pemberton Greenish you can expect to deal with international matters frequently. We are a member of Marcalliance which comprises legal firms from 21 different countries across Europe, Africa, South America and South-East Asia.

In a recent case, an issue arose at trial where one of the parties, a native Russian speaker, had made a witness statement in English, but was not able to be cross-examined (in English) before the court. Click here to read more.