News and advice for solicitor advocates from the Law Society on civil, family and criminal advocacy issues.
Insights from our resident deputy district judge
The Law Society’s advocacy advisory group has responded to a consultation issued by the Queen’s Counsel Appointments which proposes changes to the current Queen’s Counsel appointments process.
On 1 February, an exercise will be launched to select up to seven new members of the Court of Appeal to take up appointment from summer 2018 onwards.
This practice note is intended to provide practical guidance to members of the Law Society’s Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties to clients and to the CoP.
Joy Merriam shares her views on the challenges facing solicitor advocates in crime and child care.
Raj Chada talks about the challenges faced by solicitor advocates, his professional highlights of the year so far, and what he’ll be working on in the months ahead.
Adam Tear, Howe+Co, discusses his personal highlights of the year, the challenges facing solicitor advocates, his advice for solicitor advocates, and more.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service looks as whether there is a lower age when a child may give evidence in civil proceedings.
Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses the annual appraisal.
Vicky Preece discusses the collaborative approach and provides some insight into working with child clients and being instructed by them.
Notification requirements under the CTA 2008.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
Prove your experience in representing the needs of vulnerable clients to prospective clients.
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Free CPD event - 1 June 2016
This seminar will examine developments in the law relating to the partial defences to murder of loss of control and diminished responsibility.
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