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.
The Law Society's Library lists resources which contain precedents for skeleton arguments. Read the FAQ.
The Law Society is running Advocacy and the Vulnerable sessions to help solicitor advocates practise more effectively in relation to vulnerable witnesses.
The Law Society's advocacy advisory group has responded to a consultation by Queen's Counsel Appointments proposing changes to the current process.
Andrew Morris puts an important piece of legislation for advocates under the microscope: a special custodial sentence for certain offenders of particular concern, introduced by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.
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 provides guidance to members of the Law Society's Mental Capacity (Welfare) accreditation scheme in carrying out their duties.
Joy Merriam shares her views on the challenges facing solicitor advocates in crime and child care.
Our resident deputy district judge columnist discusses the annual appraisal.
Adam Tear, Howe+Co, discusses his personal highlights of the year, the challenges facing solicitor advocates, his advice for solicitor advocates, and more.
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.
Attend the Civil Litigation autumn conference 2019 and learn about changes to the Civil Procedure Rules, what civil litigators and dispute resolution experts need to know, gain practical advice in relation to e-filling.
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