News and advice for solicitor advocates from the Law Society on civil, family and criminal advocacy issues.
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 run training courses to help solicitor advocates working with children and vulnerable witnesses practise more effectively.
This practice note provides information on advising a client on plea in the absence of full disclosure.
Issues arise when you are considering either withdrawing from representing a defendant, or taking on a transferred case, close to or in the course of the trial. This practice note provides advice on managing the process.
This practice note provides guidance to members of the Law Society's Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties.
This practice note is intended to help you avoid the risk of inadvertently committing or procuring the commission of a criminal offence.
This practice note is for criminal solicitors taking instructions and advising at police stations and at Magistrates' Courts where the virtual first hearing system is in use.
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.
June Venters QC shares five tips on advocacy preparation including her advice on behaviour in court and preparing for closing submissions.
This practice note describes the new SRA Transparency Rules and offers support to solicitors in deciding how to comply with the new Rules.
We've responded to the Solicitors Regulation Authority's consultation on assuring advocacy standards.
Our annual solicitor judges and advocacy networking drinks are an excellent opportunity to meet solicitor advocates and solicitor judges.
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