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Mock trial | Family Law

Monday 30th of November 2020 18:30


Online via StarLeaf (joining link will be circulated via email)
This event is a Qualifying Session and is worth 1 point


Advocacy SkillsLegal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law


18:30 - 20:30

Ensure that you have joined before the QS is due to start.

Dress code

Smart Casual
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Event Details

Mock Trial Family Law

Woolf v. Woolf

This event will consist of a mock trial, followed by discussion.  You will see practitioners run parts of a trial or hearing and then discuss with them their case theory, tactics and advocacy. 

Practitioner Role
Master Frances Judd Judge
Master Jessica Lee For the Petitioner
Nicholas Horsley For the Respondent
Srishti Suresh Witness - Nic Newcomer
Leonie James Witness - George Woolf 
Master Geri Peterson Witness - Martha
A version of this Mock Trial was given last term, so for those that attended this talk last term please refrain from booking this QS. If you book this event having already attended one of the previous QS your booking will be cancelled by the Education Department.


This event is for members only.

Qualifying Session Details

Click here to see details of the QS Requirements and how to be credited with the QS for this session

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in opposing cases.
  • Explain how to deal with a hostile witness.
  • Critique how to cross-examine effectively within a short time scale.

Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter

The QS will align with these elements of the Professional Statement:

  • 1.3 / 1.5 / 1.9 / 1.10 / 1.11 / 1.15
  • 2.5 

Click here to view the BSB's Professional Statement

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