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HJT - Public Access Training

Our Public Access training course is aimed at maximizing training benefits but minimizing impact on your court time, with a 1 day face to face session of 8hrs followed by a 4hr online course.

The course will cover:

 Overarching principles

– Basic overview of Public Access

– The role of a Public Access barrister

Permitted work

– Work that is desirable from business perspective

– What if a solicitor has already been instructed?

– Dealing with correspondence

– Dealing with intermediaries

– Conditional Fee Arrangements

Prohibited work

– Conduct of litigation

– Managing client’s affairs

– Investigating and collecting evidence

– Handling client’s money

– Attendance at police station

– Instructing experts

– Professional embarrassment

– Withdrawing from a case

Regulation

– Practising & regulatory  requirements

– Barrister’s accounts

– Money Laundering Act 2007

– POCA 2002

– Consumer protection Pt2 UTRegs 2008

Interacting with clients

– Advertising

– Referral fees

– Initial contact

– Putting client at ease

– Explaining role of barrister & whether in client’s best interest to instruct solicitor

– Client expectations

– Effective communication skills

– Dealing with LIPS on other side

– Discussing and agreeing fees

– After care

Vulnerable clients

– Recognising vulnerable clients

– Protected characteristics

– Adjustments and the Equality Act 2010

– Managing vulnerable clients

– Interpreters & translators

Case Management

– File management

– Records

– Data security obligations

– Use of diaries

Additional Responsibilities

– Client care letters

– Public funding

– Managing complaints

Start/End: 
21 February 2018 - 9:30am - 6:30pm
Venue: 
London Zone 1
Organization: 
HJT Training LTD
Speakers: 
Stacey Widdison, Kingsley Chambers
Cost: 
£249 + VAT
CDP Points: 
12
Booking Contact Details: 
andrew.demetriou@hjt-training.co.uk
Booking contact email: 
EIN Regions:
London
Type of event:
Legal training