These sessions will be run in October and November 2015 by experts, based on the toolkits available on the Advocate’s Gateway. They will include parcipative practical training exercises, and principles for planning and questioning vulnerable adults and children.
The masterclasses are aimed at barristers, solicitors and higher court advocates who wish to understand how to improve their communication skills with vulnerable witnesses inside and outside of the courtroom.
All masterclasses take place in the Drawing Room at Inner Temple.
The cost is £10.00 per session.
Registration and refreshments at 17.30; classes run from 18.00–20.00.
To book, please complete the booking form, attached as a PDF to this page.
Date: Thursday 22 October 2015
Masterclass title: Special Measures and Vulnerable People in the Civil Courts
Speakers: Rt Hon. Lady Justice Hallett and Felicity Gerry QC
Date: Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Masterclass title: The Use of Communication Aids
Speakers: Dr Sue O’Rourke and Michelle Mattison
Date: Thursday 5 November 2015
Masterclass title: Special Measures and Vulnerable People in the Family Courts
Speakers: Radhika Handa and Sarah Tyler