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We commission exclusive practice-focused articles from leading practitioners and commentators, to help everyone from first-time advocates to experienced practitioners

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Is there a lower age limit when a child may give evidence in civil proceedings?

6 October 2017

The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service looks as whether there is a lower age when a child may give evidence in civil proceedings. 


Another day in the life of a DDJ: the annual appraisal

6 October 2017

Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses the annual appraisal. 


Notification under Counter Terrorism Act 2008

19 July 2017By

Notification requirements under the CTA 2008

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Top 10 tips for advocacy in the magistrates court


Sarah Newens shares her best practice preparation tips 

Swami Raghavan

Top tips for tribunal advocacy

How advocates can shine in a tribunal setting

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