A feature on the united approach to questioning is in the latest edition of Counsel Magazine.
Following on from the Section 28 pilot, “Advocacy and the Vulnerable” is gaining traction. Over the next two years, more than 300 facilitators will deliver training to over 14,000 criminal advocates. Courses will be offered by Circuits, each of the four Inns, the CBA, the Law Society and the CPS.
The programme has brought together strands of learning, practice and thought. These have been building over the years and must now be reflected in how each advocate in England and Wales should be trained to approach the vulnerable. We hope that it will bring about the “sea change” required in gaining the specialist skills needed to effectively deal with vulnerability in the courts.
Read the full feature on Counsel Magazine.