All Membership applications for EWI in Asia may be submitted to EWI Singapore:

Associate Membership

Associate member applicants should be a practicing solicitor, barrister or a member of a profession which in the ordinary course of business employs or consults experts. Applicants, being ineligible to apply for Individual or Provisional membership should actively support and participate in the objectives and activities of the Institute.


Requirements: Completed application form


Application fee: S$200 (non-refundable)

Annual subscription: S$400

Download Associate Membership Application Form HERE.


 

Provisional Membership

For professionals of all disciplines who are new to expert witness work. This category of membership is suitable for experienced professionals who are new or who are relatively new to expert witness work. Upgrading to full individual membership is expected within two/three years of being accepted into the Institute. 


Requirements:
• Current CV
• Proof of membership of the appropriate regulatory/professional body
• Professional qualification appropriate to the applicant's discipline
• Proof of current professional indemnity insurance for expert witness work
• Completed application form

Application Fee:
 S$120 (non-refundable, an additional S$200 administration fee will become due when upgrading to Individual membership)
Annual subscription: S$400

Download Provisional Membership Application Form HERE.


 

Individual Membership

For professionals of all disciplines who are already established as expert witnesses and can provide the required documentation.

Requirements:
• Current CV
• Proof of membership of the appropriate regulatory/professional body
• Professional qualifications appropriate to the applicant's discipline
• A CPR compliant anonymised expert witness report from a closed case
• Proof of current professional indemnity insurance for expert witness work
• Completed application form
• Three references from instructing solicitors


Application fee: S$200 (non-refundable)
Annual subscription: S$400

Download Individual Membership Application Form HERE.

Download Template Applicant Reference Form HERE.


 

Fellow of the Institute

Fellow status is the highest category of individual membership and is only available to existing EWI individual members. Applicants for fellowship should understand that fellowship confers an obligation to play an active role in promoting the Institute and assisting in the training and encouragement of less experienced members. Fellowship applicants must be able to demonstrate a high personal standing within his/her profession or discipline, integrity and ability as a witness and a knowledge of the legal requirements placed on an expert witness.


Requirements:
• At least 10 years’ experience as an expert witness 
• Three sample reports
• A list of every occasion when you have given evidence in the last five years
• A summary of written evidence provided in the last ten years (listing cases by type of court/track/tribunal and claimant/defendant
• Cited references for reported cases
• A summary of work undertaken for pre-trial conferences, experts meetings and the number of cases where you were appointed as a single joint expert (including responding to written questions)
• Completed application form
• Three references from instructing solicitors

Application fee: S$200 (non-refundable)

Annual subscription: S$400

 

Download Fellow Membership Application Form HERE.
Download Template Applicant Reference Form HERE.

 

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