This course will explain the courts system and the skills you’ll need to prepare for a hearing.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- describe the English legal system and the structure of civil justice, and identify key sources of law,
- explain the difference between statute law, regulations and case law, and use key principles to interpret and apply the law in practice,
- outline the key stages of procedures in the county court system and recognise rules of evidence,
- provide clients with appropriate advice to ensure effective engagement with the civil justice system, including identifying and preparing court documentation,
- provide practical advice to clients on presenting their cases before a court or tribunal.
“An excellent course! Very entertaining and informative, and lots of information I can take away and use with clients!”
Elaine Stone, Citizens Advice (Wigan Borough)
Preparing Cases for Court is part of our Court Representation pathway, which has been accredited to the MAS Quality Framework. The course can be standalone, or you can continue on the accreditation pathway, which includes taking an online test.
CPD: 4.5 Hours
Duration: One day