SQE2 Advocacy Preparation Course

SQE2 Advocacy Preparation Course

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Prepare for the SQE2 advocacy assessments with our expert tuition include e-learning, online workshops and one-to-one coaching.

Prepare for the SQE2 Advocacy assessment with expert tuition include e-learning, online workshops and one-to-one coaching.

Course Information

Our live online workshops guide you through tutor facilitated mock advocacy assessments.  You can choose a workshop based on a criminal case or a civil case. 

You’ll practise analysing a case and preparing for the hearing.  Then you’ll see examples of advocacy and have the opportunity to practise some advocacy yourself.

We recommend that you complete the e-learning course before attending the workshops.


  • Mock assessment – crime or civil
  • Preparing for advocacy
    • Analysing the case
    • Making notes
    • Controlling your nerves
  • Analysing video examples of advocates making submissions
  • Practical exercises
  • Reflecting on your skills


As a result of attending a workshop you will

  • have practised analysing a mock assessment
  • be better at preparing notes
  • understand how to better control your nerves
  • have seen examples of advocates making submissions and reflected on what went well and what could be improved
  • have practised making submissions
  • better understand how to develop your own skills

SQE2 Advocacy Preparation Course Live Online Course

90 mins

Trainee solicitors and qualified lawyers preparing for SQE2

Advocacy coaching with an expert advocacy trainer is the best way to prepare for the SQE2 Advocacy Assessments.

You get to practise your advocacy in a safe and supportive environment.  Then you receive clear feedback so you know your strengths, and practical guidance to help you work on any areas where you need to develop your skills.

You can book coaching for an individual or a small group (max 4).

We recommend that you complete the e-learning course before booking a coaching session.


  • Download mock assessment – crime or civil
  • Prepare before the coaching session
  • Mock assessment
  • Tutor feedback


MS Teams  or Zoom


1 – 4

SQE2 Advocacy Preparation Course Coaching Course

45 mins to 2 hours

Trainee solicitors and qualified lawyers preparing for SQE2

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This course will help you prepare for the advocacy assessments in SQE2. It will also help you to develop the skills you need to make applications and submissions in civil and criminal cases.

Each part of the course has pdf downloads with the key learning points.


Level 1 – Introduction


  • Court language 
  • Performance – controlling your nerves 
  • Written and spoken English 


  • Starting off 
  • Issues & tests 
  • Proposition & support 


  • Essential case theory 
  • Coherence & congruence 
  • Control & choice 

Level 2 – Basic Skills


  • Court officer & partisan advocate
  • Variety & modulation
  • Start, stop & re-engage


  • Signposts & lists
  • Sequences & alternatives
  • Overviews & routing


  • Trust building
  • Anticipation & tackling weaknesses
  • Sharing values & experiences

Example assessment – Advocacy in Criminal Litigation

  • Preparation 
  • Advocacy demonstrations
  • Tutor commentary 

Example assessment – Advocacy – Dispute Resolution

  • Preparation 
  • Advocacy demonstrations
  • Tutor commentary 


As a result of completing this course you will

  • Know how to address a court
  • Know how to start an application
  • Be able to analyse a case to prepare for a hearing
  • Have techniques for persuading a court to accept your submissions
  • Have the tools you need to pass the SQE2 advocacy assessments

SQE2 Advocacy Preparation Course E-learning Course

6 hours

Trainee solicitors and qualified lawyers preparing for SQE2

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Outstanding. Everyone should go on this course. Great speaker. Really useful and practical.
Stephen Ross
30 April 2013
A very helpful session. Peter was an engaging speaker and I will definitely put his advice into practice. Although it felt like hard word to read articles/submit articles beforehand, it was very useful on the day.
Emma Flower
30 April 2013
Good course length. I feel I have learnt things I can use straight away (not just in writing articles but writing generally). Very good idea to have specific articles to work on.
Julian McFall
30 April 2013