The Bar Council have approved a programme of National Training for barristers undertaking work with Vulnerable Witnesses. This is now available through your Inn and Circuits.
Lincoln’s Inn will be running courses this year for barristers in Criminal practice on Saturday 9th September and Saturday 9th December, at 33 Chancery Lane, WC1. This will be run as half day sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Registration will be on a first come first served basis.
Course attendance is equivalent to 3CPD hours and the pre-course preparation is equivalent to 8 CPD hours. Advance preparation for this course is essential and includes, reading selected materials and viewing videos. You are also required to submit your proposed cross-examination questions 1 week in advance of the course.