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CILEx Family Proceedings Advocacy Skills

This five-day course focuses on ensuring that you can complete your advocacy qualification, to enable you to practice in the Family Court. 

During the course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to be an effective advocate in the Family Court.  The course ensures that you gain a sound understanding of the rules of evidence, the Family Procedure Rules, drafting Skeleton Arguments and the purpose of Examination-in-Chief, Cross-Examination and Re-Examination.

The course covers applications under the Family Law Act 1996, as well as proceedings under the Child Arrangements Programme and financial remedy applications.  Successful completion of the course requires you to undertake an oral Advocacy Skills assessment, together with an online Evidence, Procedure & Ethics assessment.


The course is designed for those looking to practice as advocates in the Family Court.  

Key Benefits

  • Attendance will provide you with an introduction to the practices and procedures of the Family Court
  • You will gain confidence in being able to undertake cases, in respect of an application for Child Arrangements Orders, Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders
  • You will feel supported in gaining an understanding of the essential skills required to represent children and families in the Family Court
  • You will be given, and learn from, practical examples, provided by experienced practitioners.

£1725 (6 Day)


per delegate
(excludes vat)
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Structure & Format


5 day face to face tuition
(optional coursework)
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Continued Competence


Helps satisfy elements of the SRA statement


Venue Date Package
16 Mar 2020 - 23 Mar 2020

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Kaplan Altior Experience

We help those in the legal sector achieve their professional development and career goals and excel in their field.


Our programmes offer an interactive and practical learning experience that delivers lasting results and is easily put into practice.


We have vast experience in legal training and assessment and have been developing legal talent for over 35 years.


When tailoring programmes, we take the time to understand your business and create solutions to suit your unique training needs.


Strong client service is at the heart of our business and underpins everything we do. It's what sets us apart from other providers.