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Interim Applications Training

How to make an interim application


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

There are a variety of circumstances when a lawyer may need to make an interim application. From an extension of time, requesting an interim payment or amendments of a case.

So, ensuring your fee earners are confident in the advocacy aspects of an application will greatly improve your chances of success.



Our workshop will show you the various tactics for making successful interim applications as well as instilling confidence in the advocacy process.

As a result of attending the course, you will:

  • make more interim applications
  • prepare for them quickly
  • represent clients at hearings confidently and successfully
Interim applications training over the telephone

Course Content

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

Advocacy Workshop - 3 hours

  • Analysing the case papers
  • Checking the CPR requirements for interim applications
  • Preparing helpful speaking notes
  • Telling the story with headlines
  • Explaining the law
  • Handling weak points in an interim application
  • 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.

Training Onsite or Live Online

Our practical workshop courses are able to be delivered via an online remote session, onsite at your premises, or at a suitable training venue.

We have adapted our advocacy workshop training for engaging online delivery. We will support attendees by providing the technology and IT assistance they will need to ensure their remote training experience is as streamlined and engaging as possible.


  • 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 find out more about our interim applications training and how we can help with your other legal training needs, please contact Linda Moran on 0114 273 8300 or email Linda@KinchRobinson.com.