(QLTS Module)


On completion of this module, participants should:

 1. understand the importance of preparation and the best way to undertake it

 2. understand the basic skills in the presentation of cases before courts and tribunals 

 3. be able to formulate and present a coherent submission based upon facts, general principles and legal authority in a structured, concise and persuasive manner.  


Element I:  Case analysis and preparation

 Participants should be able to:

 1. identify and analyse the relevant facts, the legal context in which the factual issues arise, and how they relate to each other

 2. summarise the strengths and weakness of the case from each party‚Äôs perspective

 3. prepare the legal framework of the case, and a simple narrative outline of the facts

 4. prepare the submission as a series of propositions based on the evidence

 5. identify, analyse and assess the purpose and tactics of examination, cross-examination and re-examination to adduce, rebut and clarify evidence.


Element II:  Oral presentations

 Participants should be able to:

 1. identify, analyse and assess the specific communication skills and techniques employed by a presenting advocate

 2. demonstrate an understanding of the ethics, etiquette and conventions of advocacy.


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Course dates for 2017 will be available shortly.



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