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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
Joy Merriam on how to maximise the effectiveness of closing addresses to judge and jury
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.
Law Society and Bar Council announce bespoke training programme for solicitor advocates and barristers who question vulnerable witnesses in court during criminal trials.
The inclusion of six solicitor advocates in today’s Queen’s Counsel appointments is a new record for solicitors appointed to the prestigious rank, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Divisions between solicitors and barristers have emerged as criminal defence practitioners digest the government’s latest proposals to reform advocacy fees.
The Law Society has written to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to inform them that it will cease its involvement in the Advocate Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) working group because of a concern about a lack of openness and transparency and the inability to share the documentation provided by the MoJ with our expert committee to get their views
The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Public Appointments is targeting solicitor advocates with three years standing for the role of court examiner
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Six solicitor-advocates have been appointed Queen’s Counsel in this year’s selection round, of 13 who applied.
Solicitor-advocate using the name Lord Harley was struck off last year.
Chancery Lane says solicitor-advocates and junior advocates will receive much smaller increases than the 10% proposed for QCs.
Justice minister Sir Oliver Heald says new fee scheme for advocates will be based on complexity of work.