Court Room Techniques | Series consisting of four webinars

COURT ROOM TECHNIQUES | Series consisting of four webinars
An exciting new series of webinars, presented by LEAD, for court room practitioners.

  • #1 Pre Trial Techniques 30 June 2022 (Completed)
  • #2 Complying with practice directives to the opening statement 7 July 2022 (Completed)
  • #3 You are on your feet 26 July at 11:00 – 14:00 (Completed)
  • #4 Virtual hearings and digital deployment 16 September 11:00 – 14:00 Postponed

It is not necessary to attend all four webinars. You can register for individual webinars

LEARN THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO RESOLVE DISPUTES SUCCESSFULLY
Let LEAD show you how to persuade a judicial officer to find in your favour.
About these webinars?
This is a series of four intensive webinars. The object is to transfer skills to improve performance for trial lawyers. Every aspect of adversarial litigation will be addressed and the webinars will also focus on best practice.Learn the techniques you require, from gathering the facts to effective presentation to persuading a judge.

During the webinars, practical demonstrations will be provided.

Benefits of attending 

◾️  Become a trial lawyer for the 21st century.

◾️  Resolve disputes quickly and at a reasonable cost.

◾️  Benefit from client satisfaction.

◾️  You will know what to do, how to do, and when to do.

◾️  This course is practical as it is vocational.

◾️  No academic explanations.

◾️  The course complies with Regulations 6 and 7 of the LPA.

◾️  It is relevant to the Norms and Standards as set by the LPC.

Presenter 
Ismail Hussain SC is a former Judge of the High Court and Competition Appeal Court. He has been a highly popular LEAD trainer for many years. Mr Hussain SC is an expert in commercial drafting, opinion writing, litigation and case management. He is also a published author. He is a Professor of law at Nelson Mandela University. The presenter is about to publish his fourth book: “TRIAL ADVOCACY the art of Persuasion” – to be published by LexisNexis. His book “Practical Drafting Skills” is very popular with practitioners.

How it is structured 
The whole process from trial preparation and trial certification to final argument will be presented. An exciting new topic has been added for Virtual Hearings and the use of technology inside the court room to make your presentation more persuasive. A demonstration of software will be presented.

You may attend only the webinar of your choice and will receive certification. However, it is recommended that you attend all four, if possible.

4.    VIRTUAL HEARINGS AND DIGITAL DEPLOYMENT 
Date and time: 16 September 2022 | 11:00 – 14:00 postpone
Registration closes :  15 September 2022Content

  • How to prepare for virtual hearings;
  • How to use the available technology;
  • A discussion of court directives; including the SCA directives;
  • Performance while sitting in front of a camera;
  • How to communicate with the judge more effectively;
  • How to handle witnesses;
  • What to do about demeanour;
  • The most effective method of presenting argument.
  • Managing electronic files
  • Using technology in court to improve your presentation

Registration fee categories (including VAT):

  • Practising legal practitioners and other staff from legal firms: R 1 050 per person.
  • Non-practising legal practitioners/others: R 1 640 per person.
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Course Dates

Register for each webinar individually

Topic:

#1 Pre Trial Techniques 30 June 2022 (Completed)
#2 Complying with practice directives to the opening statement 7 July 2022 (Completed)
#3 You are on your feet 26 July at 11:00 – 14:00 (completed)
#4 Virtual hearings and digital deployment 16 September 11:00 – 14:00 (Postponed)

It is not necessary to attend all four webinars. You can register for individual webinars

Registration fee categories (including VAT):

  • Practising legal practitioners and other staff from legal firms: R 1 050 per person.
  • Non-practising legal practitioners/others: R 1 640 per person.

Virtual hearings and digital deployment