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Advocacy – The Judge’s View (Online)

Date
Time
17:45 - 19:30
Location
Online

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

Timings:

17:45: Registration

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.