At this Qualifying Session students will be given a judge’s perspective of Advocacy in the Crown Court in civil and criminal cases and before a Master and a District Judge in criminal cases.
Lecture followed by questions.
Speakers: Master Brightwell, Her Honour Judge Mensah, His Honour Judge Worster and Her Honour Judge Bispham
Themes: Advocacy Skills
18:00 untill 19:30
QS value: 1
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
Learning Outcomes:The aim of this Qualifying Session is to provide an insight from a judge’s persepective of the do’s and dont’s of good advocacy practice in court.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
1.9 : Exercise good communication skills, through any appropriate medium and with any audience as required in their work.
1.14 : Draft skeleton arguments which present the relevant facts, law and arguments in a clear, concise and well-structured manner
2.6 : Ensure they practise with adaptability and flexibility, by being self-aware and self-directed, recognising and acting upon the continual need to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.