Exclusion of Witnesses is the rule of evidence that requires all witnesses (except the defendant and the plaintiff) to remain outside the courtroom until each is called to testify. Its objective is to prevent the witnesses from being influenced by one another’s testimony. It also prohibits a witness from discussing his or testimony with other witnesses before testifying.

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Rachel is an accredited member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, and joined the firm as a trainee in 1991. She initially worked within our Litigation Department where she gained considerable experience in dealing with contentious matters such as disputes over Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. As well as preparing the aforementioned, she deals with Estate Administration and Court of Protection orders.

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