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Advocacy skills can be crucial in shaping the outcome of a case. Our practical resources will help you become more effective as an advocate in whichever court you appear in.
We've responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority's consultation on assuring advocacy standards.
June Venters was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 1984, appointed QC in 2006 and the first woman solicitor to take Silk, and called to the Bar in 2017.
Fiona Donnelly describes how attitudes to children's evidence have evolved in England and Wales since the 1950s.
The JAC is recruiting for two part-time fee-paid roles. This is a rare opportunity for intellectual property law practitioners to become a judge
June Venters QC explains how to prepare to be an advocate in a family children's proceedings case.
Mind, the mental health charity, has developed a mental health toolkit - a practical guide for prosecutors and advocates to 'help them offer the right support for people with mental health problems'.
Our expert panel discusses the opportunities and obstacles in setting up a Brussels office and requalifying into the Brussels Bar.
The number of people illegally trafficked to the UK has risen in recent years. You may encounter victims of trafficking in the criminal justice system.
The attorney general is looking to appoint new members to the London A, B and C panels to undertake civil work for government departments.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
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