When – 23 September 2019 – 30 September 2019 (6-day course)
Where – Bedford
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.
Key benefits include:
- 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.