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                                                                                                  La Touche Training
                                                                                                  the legal training consultants

                                                                                                La Touche Training
                                                                                                is Ireland’s leading
                                                                                                legal training
                                                                                                company. Over
                                                                                                70,000 delegates
                                                                                                have attended our
A four-module intensive training programme for personnel who have a                             high quality and
fraud investigative role. Delegates will receive training that ensures that                     innovative training
they carry out their investigations in a professional manner. They will be                      programmes.
able to obtain and secure evidence in compliance with the law and to
present and stand over it in court. This training will provide attendees with
the essential skills needed to investigate fraud in compliance with best
practice principles. It will illustrate the way that the evidence is collected
and recorded affects the admissibility, credibility and weight of the

                                     La Touche Training
                     Suite 511, The Capel Building, Mary's Abbey, Dublin 7
 Tel: 01 8788 255 Fax: 01 8788 266 E-mail:                          IL50409
adVanCEd SKILLS In FRaUd InVESTIGaTIon                                                                                           We work with a broad
                                                                                                                                 range of organisations
                                                                                                                                 Companies and
Who        and      Why?                                                                                                         Organisations
                                                                                                                                 •	AON	Risk	Management	
This Training is designed to provide those charged with Fraud Investigation with a clear insight into the legal and evidential
framework in which they work. Delegates will be trained how to manage a Fraud Investigation from the very initial stages         •	DELL	
right through to a final Court Appearance. Delegates will gain a clear insight into the Irish Legal System and learn how to      •	Eircom	
work within the parameters of Irish and European Human rights legislation when carrying out Fraud Investigations. This           •	ESB	
course will teach them what is required when interviewing witnesses & suspects and how to write a full and clear report          •	FAS	
for the Gardai/DPP. Delegates will learn how to investigate, collect and record evidence properly so that they can stand         •	Fire	Services	Council	
over their notes and statements when challenged in court. Evidence gathered must be presented effectively in court. The          •	I.B.E.C	
training is designed to give delegates an insight into the way in which lawyers attack and undermine their investigation and     •	Institute	of	Chartered		 	
evidence during cross-examination.                                                                                               	 Accountants	of	Ireland	
                                                                                                                                 •	Institute	of	Engineers	of	Ireland	
CoURSE        oUTLInE                                                                                                            •	Pfizer	
                                                                                                                                 •	PM	Group	
The course is intensive, highly practical and interactive where the delegates learn by doing through interactive sessions,       •	RPS	Consulting	Engineers
practical exercises and role-play exercises. It is flexible and modular based in order to meet the exact needs of the
                                                                                                                                 Government Departments &
audience. Programmes can be tailored according to clients’ needs.
                                                                                                                                 Regulatory Bodies
Module 1 - Law, Evidence, Procedure and Best Practice (1-day)                                                                    •	Companies	Registration	Office	
On completion of this module, delegates will:                                                                                    •	Competition	Authority	
                                                                                                                                 •	Comreg	
    Have an understanding of our legal system, court               understand the role of the expert witness
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Agriculture		
     system and criminal prosecution procedure both                 Be aware of human rights legislation
                                                                                                                                 	 &	Food	
     summary and indictable.                                        understand when expert witness evidence is
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Education		
    recognise different types of evidence, including, oral,         required and admitted in evidence
                                                                                                                                 	 &	Science	
     documentary, hearsay, circumstantial and real                  understand what is required of an Expert both in
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Enterprise,		
     evidence                                                        work practises and Court Appearances.
                                                                                                                                 	 Trade	&	Employment	
    Distinguish between facts, inferences and opinions             understand the Concepts of Natural Justice,
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Environment	
    Follow best practice in evidence gathering                      Constitutional rights, Employee rights, Fair
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Foreign	Affairs	
     procedures                                                      Procedures
                                                                                                                                 •	Department	of	Health	
    Consider the rules of evidence and admissibility of            understand how principles of Disclosure affect your
                                                                                                                                 •	Irish	Naval	Service	
     evidence                                                        documentation
                                                                                                                                 •	National	Parks	&	Wildlife		
    Follow guidelines in relation to the procedure                 Learn how to best write Your report for the
     required in case preparation                                    Solicitor/DPPs Office/Gardai
                                                                                                                                 •	Private	Security	Authority	
    Be aware of the rules on disclosure and retention of
                                                                                                                                 •	Revenue	Inspectors	
                                                                                                                                 Local Authorities
Module 2 - Investigative Interviewing (1 day)                                                                                    •	Clare	County	Council	
On completion of this module, delegates will be able to:                                                                         •	Cork	County	Council	
                                                                                                                                 •	Donegal	County	Council	
    Balance investigative powers with an individual’s              use different interviewing models                           •	Dublin	City	Council	
     rights                                                         Deal effectively with disclosure, evidence, silences,       •	Fingal	County	Council	
    Plan and prepare an investigative interview                     selective answering, issues of self-incrimination           •	Galway	City	Council	
    use different questioning techniques and structure             Learn how to apply the PEACE model of interviewing
                                                                                                                                 •	Kerry	County	Council	
     the interview                                                   in practice
                                                                                                                                 •	Longford	County	Council	
                                                                                                                                 •	Mayo	County	Council	
Module 3 - Excellence in Written Evidence (1 day)                                                                                •	North	Tipperary	County	Council		
On completion of this module, delegates will be able to:                                                                         •	South	Dublin	County	Council	
                                                                                                                                 •	South	Tipperary	County	Council
    Create, maintain and enhance best practice standards           Consider and follow best practice in both investigation
     in note taking and maintenance of investigators'                and prosecution report writing                              Medico-Legal Clients
     notebooks                                                                                                                   •	Beaumont	Hospital	
    Create, maintain and enhance best practice standards                                                                        •	Central	Mental	Hospital	
     in statement writing                                                                                                        •	Coombe	Women’s	Hospital	
                                                                                                                                 •	Drogheda	Women’s	Refuge	
Module 4-Giving Effective Evidence (1-day)                                                                                       •	Health	Service	Executive	
On completion of this module, delegates will be able to:                                                                         	 (all	areas)	
                                                                                                                                 •	Kerry	General	Hospital	
    understand summary and indictable trial procedure              Analyse how to handle cross-examination, in particular
    Consider the process of giving evidence and how best            getting across the whole truth
                                                                                                                                 •	Limerick	Regional	Hospital	
     to prepare                                                     Experience cross-examination in the witness box, and        •	Mater	Misericordiae	University		
    Appreciate the differences between examination-in-              receive feedback based on assessment criteria,              	 Hospital	
     chief, cross-examination and re-examination                     covering content, structure and presentation.               •	Midland	Regional	Hospital	
    Consider the techniques used by lawyers in cross-                                                                           •	St.	James’s	Hospital	
     examination                                                                                                                 •	St.	John	of	God	Hospitalier	
                                                                                                                                 •	Vergemount	Clinic
Advanced cross-examination training can be done over 1&1/2 days incorporating the use of video

KEy     LEaRnInG poInTS
   Balance the investigator's powers with the right to fair        Improve standards in interviewing, note-taking, and
    procedure                                                        statement/report writing
   Analyse the rules of evidence and how to ensure the             Learn how to give confident and clear testimony in
    evidence collected is admissible                                 court and to present the evidence in the best way

                 Please call Adrian Kiernan at (01) 878 8263 or at or Martin Partridge at (01) 878 8264 or at                                                       La Touche Training
                                                                                                                                     the legal training consultants
    to book or discuss training

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