News and advice for solicitor advocates from the Law Society on civil, family and criminal advocacy issues.
His Honour Judge Peter Rook QC provides an update on training for advocates dealing with vulnerable witnesses, scheduled to start this autumn.
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The Court of Appeal has granted leave to appeal against the original Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) decision in the High Court.
The Jeffrey report, undertaken at the request of the Lord Chancellor, reviews the current state of the market and draws some conclusions on the challenges facing the legal professions involved in the supply of criminal advocacy services.
The Law Society has today been granted permission to intervene in the judicial review of the Legal Services Board's approval of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (Crime) lodged by the Criminal Bar Association.
The Law Society has repeated its calls for a delay to the implementation of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) in the light of the delay in approval of the scheme by the Legal Services Board.
The Law Society has prepared guidance for solicitors who are opting to unbundle their delivery of legal services in order to help clients in the wake of the government's drastic legal aid cuts.
Tribunal Judge (First Tier Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Meleri Tudur provides some tips on how to successfully manage unrepresented parties.
Professor Dame Hazel Genn, Dean of the Faculty of Laws at University College London (UCL), provides an overview of UCL's two-day course aimed at increasing understanding of what it means to be a judge
Update on the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA).
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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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