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Course Children Law Accreditation: Approved 3 Day Course

Overview


This Law Society approved course is for qualified solicitors and FILEX wishing to represent any party in public law proceedings whether children, adults or local authorities and who wish to apply for membership of the Law Society's Children Law Accreditation Scheme (formerly the Children Panel).

The course is intermediate level and is skills based; you will have appropriate knowledge and experience in public and private law proceedings as required by the accreditation criteria. You will then have six months from completing this course to apply for membership of the panel and you need to meet the appropriate criteria at the date of making your application for accreditation.

The course encourages active participation and discussion throughout.

You Will Learn:

• Child development - assessing competence of children

• Attachment - good enough parenting

• Indicators of significant harm

• Communicating with children

• Issues of confidentiality and privilege

• The role and duties of the children's guardian

• The role of the child's solicitor

• Working with the children's guardian

• Advocacy in children's cases

• Local Authority structures

• Communication with parties

• Instruction and use of experts

• Linked care and criminal proceedings

• Care planning

• Contact with children in care

• Case Management and the Family Court

• Public Law Outline as finalised in the Children and Families Act

• Procedure, documents, timetabling and hearings under the new scheme

This course is specifically for those lawyers and legal executives who meet the requirements of and wish to apply to join the Law Society's Accreditation Scheme.

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Type
Course
Level
Intermediate
CPD
18 hours
SRA

Fees


£630.00
Package Price
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£1,440.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Fiona CadwaladrDetails
Tim LewisDetails

Testimonial


Two very knowledgeable and efficient speakers that made for an excellent course that provides the best chance possible of being a good child panel member.

Daniel Hooker - David Simmonds and Donaghey

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3 Day Course
Wed 11 Oct 2017
Thu 12 Oct 2017
Fri 13 Oct 2017
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09:30 | London
Fiona Cadwaladr
Tim Lewis

3 Day Course
Wed 06 Dec 2017
Thu 07 Dec 2017
Fri 08 Dec 2017
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09:30 | Birmingham
Fiona Cadwaladr
Tim Lewis

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