Vicky Preece, winner of the Solicitor Advocate of the Year award 2017, discusses some recent decisions of interest for practitioners representing older children in care proceedings.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service looks as whether there is a lower age when a child may give evidence in civil proceedings.
Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses the annual appraisal.
Notification requirements under the CTA 2008
Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses listing emergencies.
The Law Society’s Library provides information regarding live text-based communications from court.
Our resident deputy district judge columnist identifies conduct issues in court.
I am acting for a defendant in civil litigation. I have discovered that the claimant’s solicitors closed some time ago, although the firm remains on the court record. As the firm has ceased to trade, I have written to the claimant directly but have not received a response. Is there anything that I can do to amend the court record?
Laura Cooper of the Youth Justice Legal Centre (YJLC) offers her best practice advice for working with children in the criminal justice system, and provides details of upcoming youth court advocacy training delivered by the Law Society and the YJLC.
Ranjit Uppal, director at Switalskis Solicitors and a solicitor within their child care law team, describes his self-developed style and approach to preparing for a contested hearing and cross-examination of a witness.