examination-in-chief Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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Meaning of "examination-in-chief" - Business English Dictionary

examination-in-chief

noun [C or U]
 
 
UK ( US also direct examination) LAW
a court process in which a lawyer asks their first questions to their own witness, in order to begin proving their legal argument: During examination-in-chief the solicitor advocate is forbidden from asking their witnesses leading questions.
(Definition of examination-in-chief from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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