Technical knowledge and understanding

HMCTS’s new Common Video Platform (CVP) demonstration

26th May 2020 - 4pm - As part of their response to the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) HMCTS is bringing in a new video platform, Cloud Video Platform (CVP). This is to enable all parties in a criminal hearing to take part remotely – allowing all magistrate and crown courts in England and Wales to hold secure hearings, making it easier to make sure justice continues to be served.

Learning at home

With the current situation following the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve had to postpone or cancel our programme of face to face courses and events in the first half of this year. In response, we will be increasing our offer of online training and learning. We would like to hear from you.

Advocacy for Family Lawyers

This two day course provides an invaluable opportunity for all family lawyers to explore, learn, refresh, and re-examine their advocacy skills.

Postponed – Child Inclusive Mediation Update Day

As part of the new standards for child inclusive mediation, mediators who are currently trained to consult directly with children and young people are required to attend a one day professional development day to have an opportunity to update their practice to encompass the new model for child inclusive mediation.