The Bar Council has approved a programme of National Training for barristers undertaking work with Vulnerable Witnesses. This is available through your Inns and Circuits.
Lincoln’s Inn will be running a further course for established practitioners on Saturday 13th January at 33 Chancery Lane, London, WC1. This will comprise a half day session in the morning from 0900. Registration will be on a first come first served basis.
The course requires compulsory preparation prior to attendance, by reading materials, viewing videos, and preparing questions for cross examination of witnesses. These questions must be submitted one week in advance in order to enable you to attend the course.