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

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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.

The session will cover:

  • how the scheme has come about
  • the ‘Golden Points’ the training will cover

Participants will benefit from:

  • finding out how the training is structured
  • what it will cover
  • why it is necessary to undertake

Who should participate:

  • any one who practices advocacy in the Magistrates court or the Crown Court

Speakers: Ian Kelcey , partner at Kelcey & Hall and Joy Merriam, solicitor advocate at McCormacks Law

Ian Kelcey

Higher court advocate, member of the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee and past chairman of the Committee. A member of His Honour Judge Peter Rook QCs working group on the implementation of vulnerable witness Training. One of the Law Society’s lead facilitators for the training.

Joy Merriam

Solicitor Advocate of the Year (2013), former chair, London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association and chair of the Law Society’s Access to Justice Committee.

This webinar took place on 16 March 2017, but you can listen to a recording via the link below. Please have your Section membership number to hand when booking.

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