Advocacy Section

Essential criminal advocacy

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The Law Society has partnered with the highly-regarded City Law School, to deliver interactive advocacy training to our members. 

This one-day course is focussed on enhancing the practical advocacy skills of a new practitioner, while looking in particular at examination in chief, cross-examination and closing speeches. 

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Benefits of Membership*

Advocacy Section renewals

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

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.

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