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Members get free access to four one-hour webinars per year (normal price £160), and discounted entry to other Advocacy Section and Law Society events

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Inclusive Section webinars 2017

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Webinar: Case stated appeals: practice and procedure (8 August 2017)

Andrew Morris outlines the case stated appeals procedure from the magistrates and Crown court. This webinar is inclusive to Section members.  

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Vulnerable Witness Training: the background and what it will cover (16 March 2017)

Join this webinar to find out more about the implications of vulnerable witness training the benefits of it and why it will improve your advocacy.

All Inclusive Webinars

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District judge (Magistrates’ Court) judicial appointment: understanding the application process (20 March)

The Solicitor Judges Division is hosting a free judicial appointments preparation event at the Law Society for the district judge (magistrate court) exercise launching on 21 March 2017.

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Advocacy Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Advocacy Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programmehas been created in consultation with the Section Committee, and will focus on key issues including:

  • MOJ consultation on criminal advocacy reforms
  • Practical guidance on how to prepare for the unexpected
  • Vulnerable witnesses training
  • QASA developments
  • Dos and Don’ts in the court room
  • Better case management

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Webinars, Practical Training Videos, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, E-newsletters, Features, Commentary, News and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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