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Introduction to Advocacy
Points to consider
What is advocacy?
Who are advocates?
What is the difference between a solicitor and a barrister?
What do think are the ingredients of good advocacy?
Have you ever done advocacy?
Let’s see an example.
Discuss what you saw: what do you think was good and bad?Slide3
Different Courts in the UK
Court intro: https
Tribunals (e.g. SEND, Immigration, Employment, etc.)
Court of Appeal (Civil and Criminal Divisions)
How to address a judge
Crown Court/High Court/County Court:
High Court/Court of Appeal/Supreme Court:
Your Lordship/Ladyship/My Lord/LadySlide4
“in my respectful submission”
“I would submit”
“with all due respect to your Lordship’s/Ladyship’s view…”
“unless I could be of further assistance
“I’m grateful for this indication”
Use of Civil Procedure Rules and Blackstone’s Criminal PracticeSlide5
What is case analysis?
Why do you have to do it?
What is the case about? (i.e. here – what offence?)
Previous criminal history
Plea in mitigation
Introductory matters (introduce yourself, your client, what you want)
Introduce the theme/main points
Explanations to aggravating features
Highlight and address mitigating features of the offence
Identify mitigating factors arising from defendant’s previous history
Explain mitigation based on defendant’s personal circumstances
Request an appropriate sentenceSlide7
Now, try it yourself!