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Finding Your Feet in the Magistrates' Court

This interactive course involves preparation for and conduct of the preliminary issues, applications and submissions that arise in the course of Magistrates’ Court proceedings.

It is an introduction to conducting non-trial advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court.

It will prepare you to conduct your early appearances with confidence and professionalism.

Audience

This course is suitable for both new and aspiring entrants to the profession looking to conduct Magistrates’ Court work.  It stands alone but also leads into the MCT Part 2 course on how to conduct a Magistrates’ Court trial.

It is also suitable for trainee solicitors who have completed the advocacy module of the PSC with intentions of practising in the field of criminal law, including advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court.

Key Benefits

You will gain an understanding of the various non-trial issues that arise and will have participated in a realistic setting to practice the type of applications that will be encountered in the Magistrate’s Court.  

  • to properly conduct a bail application;
  • to effect active co-operation between prosecution and defence;
  • to make pre-trial applications;
  • to conduct a pre-trial review; and
  • to mitigate and understand sentencing options.

Price £165

price

per delegate
(excludes vat)

Available In-house

structure

Available as an in-house course

Continued Competence

competencies

Helps satisfy elements of the SRA statement

Dates/Venue

Venue Date
London
10 Oct 2018

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