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New Advocacy Section networking event – Dos and Don’ts in the Court Room (15 December 2014)

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Want to know what judges are really looking for in the court room? On 15 December, come and hear those all important tips from our top judges and have an opportunity to ask your burning questions.

This will be an unique opportunity to:

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  • Ask your questions to the judiciary
  • Share experiences about what to expect in court
  • Understand how to get the best outcomes from your trials
  • Gain 1.5 CPD hours in a topic focused on your area of practice


Venue : The Law Society, London

17.30 - 17.45 Registration

17.50 - 18.00 Introduction: Chair - Ian Kelcey, Advocacy Section Advisory Group and Council member

18.00 - 18.15 Speaker: His Honour Judge Peter Rook QC - Court room top tips and update on training for advocates and vulnerable witnesses

18.15 - 18.30 Speaker: District Judge Sunita Mason - Court room top tips

18.30 - 19.15 Q&A session - Your chance to ask questions to our expert judges

19.15 - 20.00 Networking drinks


His Honour Judge Peter Rook QC and District Judge Sunita Mason

Who should attend?

This event is relevant to all advocates specialising in criminal, civil and family advocacy and especially members of the Law Society’s Advocacy, Civil Justice and Family Sections. It’s worth 1.5 CPD hours.

Booking fees

  • Members of Advocacy Section: Free of charge
  • PC holders: £25 + VAT = £30
  • Non PC holders: £75 + VAT = £90

All seminar fees VAT is 20%.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment

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