The Courtroom Experience

Together we are Forbes

Wednesday 26 August 2015, Forbes' Preston office - Ribchester House, Lancaster Road, Preston PR1 2QL

Continuing the series of training sessions, the Housing Litigation Team will cover The Courtroom Experience - including etiquette, how to prepare, what to expect and what should be on the file


  • Improving confidence in attending court
  • Enhancing effectiveness of case preparation and legal outcomes
  • Knowing how to save legal costs by making best use of court processes


  • Introduction to the Court structure
  • Effective case preparation - investigating the facts
  • Effective case preparation - contents of the file
  • Preparing for the hearing - law, procedure and "case theory"
  • Court attendance - hints and tips, and what to expect
  • Court procedure and etiquette
  • The effective advocate and the art of persuasion
  • After the hearing

The training will take place from 1pm until 4pm and 3 CPD points are available.

The training costs £50 + VAT per person however if you book 3 places you will receive the 4th free of charge