Course application form l Application closing date l Fees l Cancellation policy l Financial assistance
Now in its 34th year, this week long residential programme provides in-depth hands-on training in the skills needed for successful courtroom advocacy.
You will perform in simulated courtroom exercises a number of times every day. To help you to recognise and learn from your mistakes you will be critiqued by faculty members as soon as you complete your performance. All faculty are trained in the NITA method of teaching and will build a positive and supportive atmosphere within which critiques will be specific, clear, constructive and candid.
Learning by observingThroughout the course you will have the opportunity to observe others in your group and hear them being critiqued. Your performance will be recorded every day and then critiqued through video review. You will also have the opportunity to observe experienced faculty conducting a variety of demonstrations and discuss differences in styles and methods.
You will develop your skills as an advocate by taking part in a variety of litigation exercises and activities. You will further develop your advocacy skills through reflecting on your own performance, those of your colleagues and observing faculty demonstrations.
Designed for practitioners in their first five years of practice. Some litigation experience is required, and participants should have had at least two years’ such experience. Note: Enrolments are restricted to 96 participants.
You must complete an application form to be considered to attend this course. Completing an application form does not guarantee you a place. You will be notified within two weeks of the closing date whether you have a place on the course.Closing date: Applications must reach NZLS CLE Ltd by 5.00pm Wednesday 5 June 2019.
Financial assistance may be available through the Douglas Wilson Advocacy Scholarship Trust. Applications for assistance must be received by 5.00pm Wednesday 5 June 2019. Late applications cannot be considered.
Please note: You must submit your scholarship application concurrent with the course application to be considered to attend this course.here.
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