Advocacy Section

Webinar: Conducting care proceedings in the Family Court (18 May 2016)

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This webinar, inclusive in Advocacy Section membership for 2016, will give a practical overview and advocacy tips, including on threshold, evidence, fact-finding and expert witnesses. Listen now!

Join Joy Merriam, McCormacks Law Ltd and June Venters QC, Venters Solicitors, as they provide a practical overview of and advocacy tips for conducting care proceedings in the Family Court.

The session will cover: 

Joy Merriam

Co-speaker: Joy Merriam

  • how to respond to threshold
  • important information relating to threshold
  • forensic analysis of evidence
  • when to have a fact finding hearing
  • expert witnesses 
  • funding for experts 
  • supplementary questions for experts
  • when can you call on an expert for evidence.

This webinar is inclusive in Advocacy Section membership for 2016.

This webinar took place on 18 May 2016, 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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The Advocacy Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory 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

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