CPD Day

When: 

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 09:30
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Where: 

Middle Temple Hall

09.15

 

Register

 

 

 

09.45

 

Welcome

& Know Your CPD Scheme!

Plenary

Judith Farbey QC

 

10.00

 

LEGAL KNOWLEDGE

 

Procedural Update

CIVIL/CRIME/

FAMILY

CIVIL: Sir Stephen Stewart, Zoe O’Sullivan QC

CRIME: Professor David Ormerod QC, Law Commission

FAMILY: Dame Judith Parker, Anita Guha

 

11.15

 

Coffee

 

 

 

 

 

11.30

 

ADVOCACY

 

Advocacy workshop

PLENARY

(i) Introduction: Kama Melly QC

(ii) Demonstration:

JUDGE: Dame Maura McGowan

ADVOCATES: Kama Melly QC, Steven Vullo QC

WITNESS: Richard Wright QC

(iii) Advocates talking about what they do and what they avoid

All the above chaired by Dame Maura McGowan  

 

13.00

 

Lunch

 

 

 

14.00

 

ETHICS

 

Forum: our experts give their views on knotty problems of professional conduct

 

CIVIL/ CRIME

CIVIL: Debra Powell QC (Chair),  Paul Stanley QC, James Tillyard QC

CRIME: David Etherington QC (Chair), Sarah Forshaw QC, Bernard Richmond QC

 

15.15

 

Tea

 

 

 

 

15.45

 

 

WORKING WITH VULNERABLE CLIENTS

 

Putting the client first: Client care and dealing with vulnerable clients

CIVIL & FAMILY/ CRIME

CIVIL: Rachel Langdale QC, Kevin Skinner, Goodman Ray Solicitors

CRIME: Christine Colley, David Osborne, Old Bailey Solicitors

 

16.30

 

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Andrew Langdon QC, Chairman of the Bar

 

 

17.30

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Details: 

CPD Day: One Day Conference

“Core Skills For The Bar: Refresher Training For All”

The focus of the Day will be on updating key skills for everyday practice at the Bar with opportunities to learn from senior lawyers and judges, join in the discussion & share ideas with colleagues and other barristers.  The topics of the day relate to the knowledge, skills and attributes set out in the BSB Professional Statement

6 CPD hours

A full day of learning from judges and senior members of the Bar about being an effective advocate.  Speakers will share a wide range of insights about advocacy in the criminal, civil and family courts – and beyond.  Sessions will include:

  • Legal knowledge: procedural update
  • Legal knowledge How to be a great advocate: learn from the masters
  • Ethics: Forum: our experts give their views on knotty problems of professional conduct
  • Working with Vulnerable Clients: Putting the client first: Client care and dealing with vulnerable clients
  • Practice Management

Suitable for criminal, civil and family practitioners at all levels of Call. .

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Price:

Up to 5 years’ Call: £75; over 5 years’ Call: £145; QC: £215; pupils: £50

20% Discount for Members of the Middle Temple

Contact:          

Education Department (education@middletemple.org.uk)

Tel. 020 7427 4800

www.middletemple.org.uk