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      Courses for lawyers

 Interim applications advocacy

Synopsis

This course is for law firms who want to encourage junior fee earners to make more (and more effective) interim applications.

 

Outcomes

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • make more interim applications
  • prepare for them quickly
  • represent clients at hearings confidently and successfully

 

Content

E-learning - 30 minutes

This course covers the practical aspects of issuing and preparing for an interim application, including time limits and costs.

Advocacy workshop - 3 hours

  • Analysing the case papers
  • Checking the CPR requirements
  • Preparing helpful speaking notes
  • Telling the story with headlines
  • Explaining the law
  • Handling weak points
  • Persuasion and asking for what you want

Telephone hearing - 1 hour & preparation time

Delegates conduct two telephone hearings with another delegate as their opposition. The hearing is based on a case study sent to delegates in advance. The judge is a tutor who provides individual feedback following the hearings.

  

Format

  • E-learning course
  • Practical advocacy workshop 
  • Follow up telephone hearing

Duration

3-6 hours

Delegates

Civil litigators with limited experience of interim applications advocacy

Maximum 10 per course

Tutors

Peter Kinch

 

 

 

 

To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 83000114 273 8300.