Lecture followed by questions and Domus dinner (mixed seating plan with members of the Bench and Bar).
Speaker: His Honour Stephen Warner, District Judge Amanda Kelly and Deputy District Judge Claire Palmer
Themes: Advocacy Skills
7.15pm: Domus Dinner
9.00-9.15pm: Event Ends
Dress: Dark lounge suits. Gowns provided. For more information about this dress code please visit the Student Members area.
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· Explain the basic requirements of good advocacy.
· Describe the key aspects of good advocacy techniques.
· Identify key principles of good advocacy and communications skills.
· Identify the top tips for each of these, and also some common pitfalls.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
1.1 : Uphold the reputation of the Bar and observe their duty to the court in the administration of justice.
1.9 : Exercise good communication skills, through any appropriate medium and with any audience as required in their work.
1.15 : Have persuasive oral advocacy skills.
Bookings: Please book via the Online Booking System.
Cancellation Policy: Students should consider all bookings a professional commitment and should only book onto an event if they fully plan on attending. Once booked on, students will be unable to cancel and receive a refund other than in exceptional circumstances.
This event is a Qualifying Session.