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Seminar 6 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


This course is intended for advocates conducting criminal trials, particularly those in the Crown Court.

It will provide skills training equivalent to Bar School standards, and is designed to instil core techniques, build self-confidence, and polish presentational ability in solicitor-advocates and in-house counsel, who prosecute and defend in this area of work.

The course is delivered by Andrew Hall QC, a recent former chairman of the Criminal Bar Association with decades of experience of complex and serious criminal casework, who has taught advocacy techniques to the profession for many years, both here and abroad.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • The fundamentals of effective trial preparation
  • Core evidential problems - bad character, hearsay and memory refreshing
  • How to call evidence successfully
  • Key techniques for cross-examining witnesses
  • The importance of re-examination
  • How to deal with experts
  • Making legal submissions
  • The contents of a successful speech
  • Professional ethics
  • Using style and technique to make an impact

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