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Interim applications advocacy


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



As a result of attending the course, you will:

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



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.


  • Practical advocacy workshop
  • Follow up telephone hearing


3-6 hours


Civil litigators with limited experience of interim applications advocacy

Maximum 10 per course


Peter Kinch
Olivia Checa Dover
Roxanne Frantzis
James Welsh

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