The Art of Civil Advocacy

The Art of Civil Advocacy
16 Sep 2024 - London


16 Sep 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 4:00 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

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Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
6 hours
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This in-person 6 hour seminar covers all aspects of both oral and written civil advocacy, including case preparation, witness statements, cross-examination, closing submissions and skeleton arguments.

It includes the use of case studies and audience participation in a variety of exercises to demonstrate each area of trial advocacy.

What You Will Learn

This seminar will look at:

  • Civil case preparation
  • Civil case analysis and case theories
  • Constructing the closing submission
  • Delivering the closing submission
  • Evidence in chief
  • How to be an effective cross-examiner
  • Re-examination
  • Revisiting the closing submission
  • Use of skeleton arguments
  • How to conduct remedy hearings and quantum
  • The art of submission/application advocacy
  • Appellate advocacy

Feedback on this course

Hear from our past delegates
Emily Prout

Swindon | Thrings LLP

Very engaging and entertaining - with practical pointers for future advocacy.

David Tew

Carlisle | Burnetts

Very engaging and very useful course.

Amy Gates

Swindon | Thrings LLP

Very entertaining and engaging speaker.

Mr Rory Mather

Manchester | Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Very good seminar.

Miss Alison Taylor

Manchester | Manchester City Council

Very enjoyable day.

Miss Kathryn King

Liverpool | EAD Solicitors LLP

Very engaging, thank you.

Ms Gladuela Lawrence

Liverpool | EAD Solicitors LLP

Very engaging speaker.

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