Appeals Seminar

20th November 2017

This seminar will provide practitioners with the following:

  • Overcoming family lawyers’ natural inertia in respect of appeals.
  • How to decide whether to appeal.
  • Routes of appeal
  • Time limit for appeal (interim/final; civil/family)
  • Legal Aid for appeals: when is it available, and keeping in touch with the legal aid office
  • Representation: certificates for 2 counsel
  • Seeking leave to appeal
  • Permission skeleton arguments
  • Appeal Bundles
  • Applying for a stay of the order under appeal
  • Applying to amend grounds of appeal – in and out of time
  • What is admissible on appeal?
  • The importance of keeping in touch with the civil appeals office
  • The appeal hearing: what to expect and advocacy tips
  • Judgments and orders
  • Costs
  • Approving the transcribed judgment.  Observing the embargo
  • Second appeals – higher test for leave
  • Re – hearings

CPD Points: 2 CPD points
Date: 20th November 2017
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue: St Bride’s Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ

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