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SSA - 2018 Advocacy Training Sessions 07/12/2017 The Society of Solicitor Advocates (SSA) will be running a programme of training sessions for 2018. The SSA are keen to promote good practice in court for all and as such these training sessions are open to all Solicitor Advocates and Solicitors.

 

Society of Solicitor Advocates Advocacy Training Schedule 2018

 

 

The Society of Solicitor Advocates (SSA) will be running its annual programme of specialist civil and criminal advocacy training sessions for 2018.

 

The SSA remains keen to promote good practice in all Scottish Courts and other forum and as such these training sessions are open to all Solicitor Advocates and Solicitors.

 

As Members will be aware from the Society’s July Newsletter, the Law Society of Scotland at its 2017 AGM approved a change in compulsory CPD rules introducing a requirement for solicitor advocates to undertake a minimum of 10 hours of advocacy-related CPD each year.

 

Bookings are now being taken for all sessions. There is a charge of £50 per session for members (£75 for non-members) and no requirement to have attended previous sessions.

Society of Solicitor Advocates Advocacy Training Schedule 2018

 

 

Date Location Advocacy Subject Lead Trainer
Friday 9th February 2018 Edinburgh @ St Cuthbert Church Hall, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP      Examination & Cross-Examination Skills Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD 
Friday 23rd February 2018 Glasgow @ Curated House, Gordon Chambers, 90 Mitchell Street, Glasgow G1 3NQ supported by Moore Technology  Examination & Cross-Examination Skills Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 23rd March 2018 Edinburgh @ St Cuthbert Church Hall, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP      Productions & Documentary Evidence Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 27th April 2018  Glasgow @ Curated House, Gordon Chambers, 90 Mitchell Street, Glasgow G1 3NQ supported by Moore Technology    Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm  Productions & Documentary Evidence
3 Hours CPD  
Friday 27th April 2018  Aberdeen @ 13 Queens Road, Aberdeen AB15 4YL supported by Pinsent Masons Examination & Cross-Examination Skills Rory McPherson Civil Vice President www.mcphersonlaw.scot 
10.00 am to 1.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
 
Friday 18th May 2018 8.45am to 1pm Edinburgh @ 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HA supported by Brodies LLP Introduction to Solicitor Advocacy Course - Including Review of both Civil and Criminal Assessment Course and Aspects of Advocacy in the Superior Courts  Chair John Scott QC President of Society of Solicitor Advocates www.capdef.co.uk/ 
4 hours CPD 
Friday 25 May 2018  Edinburgh @ St Cuthbert Church Hall, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP      Submissions Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 25 May 2018  Aberdeen @ 31-33 Union Grove, Aberdeen AB10 6SD supported by Brodies LLP Submissions  Rory McPherson - Civil Vice President www.mcphersonlaw.scot 
10.00 am to 1.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 29th June 2018  Glasgow @ Curated House, Gordon Chambers, 90 Mitchell Street, Glasgow G1 3NQ supported by Moore Technology  Submissions  Tom Marshall (former President of Society and Council Member)
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 29th June 2018  Aberdeen @ 31-33 Union Grove, Aberdeen A Productions & Documentary Evidence Rory McPherson - Civil Vice President www.mcphersonlaw.scot 
10.00 am to 1.00 pm  B10 6SD supported by Brodies LLP
3 Hours CPD  
Friday 28th September 2018  Edinburgh @ St Cuthbert Church Hall, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP      Prior and Inconsistent Statements Ian Paterson - Accredited as a Senior Solicitor Advocate by Law Society of Scotland
9.30 am to 12.30 pm  www.patersonbell.co.uk   
3 Hours CPD  
Friday 26th October 2018  Glasgow @ Curated House, Gordon Chambers, 90 Mitchell Street, Glasgow G1 3NQ supported by Moore Technology  Prior and Inconsistent Statements Ian Paterson - Accredited as a Senior Solicitor Advocate by the Law Society of Scotland www.patersonbell.co.uk   
9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
3 Hours CPD
Friday 30th November 2018  AGM - Edinburgh  AGM - Edinburgh  


 

 

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