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Notification requirements under the CTA 2008
Sarah Newens shares her best practice preparation tips
How advocates can shine in a tribunal setting
How solicitor advocates can survive and thrive in the aftermath of the civil court fee rises
Adam Tear on how the rise of litigants in person has thrown into relief the special duties encumbent on the advocate
Ronnie Manek on how advocates can hold their own and win the judge’s respect first time
Gordon Turner on how employment tribunals can be fertile ground for advocate training
Stuart Barlow on how to manage litigants in person effectively, especially in family and civil trials
Ian Kelcey explains why all criminal solicitor advocates should undertake the Bar Council / Law Society’s vulnerable witness training for their own personal development, and to keep pace with their counterparts at the bar.
This one-day course is primarily aimed at senior practitioners with higher rights of audience who would like to develop their advocacy skills outside of the court setting.
The Law Society has partnered with the highly-regarded City Law School, to deliver interactive advocacy training to our members.
The Law Society has partnered with highly respected youth justice charity, Just for Kids Law to offer members specialist training in youth justice advocacy.
The Ministry of Justice has launched the 2017/18 round of Queen’s Counsel honoris causa (honorary silk) awards by inviting nominations.
Legal aid solicitors who specialise in criminal law have been reminded that they can exercise discretion when accepting cases if the work threatens the viability of their firm.
Solicitors have expressed disbelief at the government’s decision to sit on research about unrepresented defendants in Crown courts.
Andrew Morris, Higher Courts Advocate, Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, analyses the case of R v Blackman [Marine A]  EWCA Crim 190.
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Regulator coy on whether latest research could mark return of quality assurance scheme.
Latest Crown Prosecution Service report highlights significant technological investment.
Family judge says so-called cross courting is increasingly becoming a problem.
Just one in ten family law clients choose to go directly to a barrister for advice, partly due to a widespread belief that barristers charge more than solicitors.