Judge Seminar 2: The UK Legal System – Court Organisation, Management and Sentencing (London)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England) andCaracas, Venezuela (Venezuela), Wolverhampton (England)

£ 4,800 - (Rs 3,95,180)

Important information

  • Training
  • Advanced
  • At 3 venues
  • 36 hours of class
  • Duration:
    6 Days
  • When:

Limited Objectives: By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to: Outline the English court system or the court hierarchy. Determine the jurisdiction of each court. Identify the role of the Judicial Committee of Privy Council. Know the role of the judges. Outline the judicial hierarchy. Explain the rules governing appointment to the judiciary.
Suitable for: This course is designed for: Law Graduates. Lawyers. Legal Staffs, Practitioners and Professionals. Paralegals. All those belonging in the legal profession

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location
Caracas, Venezuela
Avenue Casanova, 1050, Miranda, Venezuela
See map
Central London
Carburton Street, W1W 5EE, London, England
See map
122a Bhylls Lane, WV3 8DZ, West Midlands, England

What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Dispute Resolution
IT Management
Administration of Justice
Court Organisation
People in the Legal System
The Legal Profession
The Jury
The Criminal Trial Processes
Criminal Procedure Rules
The Civil Justice System
Appeals and Judicial Review
Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution (ADR)
The Adversarial Process
Miscarriages of Justice
Human Rights Act 1998
Police Powers
Legal Services Charges
The Crown Prosecution Service

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:

Court Organisation
  • Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • Court of Appeals
  • Privy Council
  • The High Court
  • Queen’s Bench Division
  • The Chancery Division
  • The Family Division
  • Crown Court
  • Country Court and Magistrate Court
People in the Legal System
  • The Judges
  • The Role of Judges
  • Judicial Hierarchy
  • Appointments to Judiciary
  • Wigs and Gowns
  • Training
  • Pay
  • Promotion
  • Termination of Appointment
  • Independence of the Judiciary
  • Reform of the Judiciary
  • The Legal Profession
  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Background of Solicitors and Barristers
  • Performance of the Legal Profession
  • The Future of the Professions
  • Fusion of the Professions
  • Other Legal Personnel
  • The Need for Legal Professionals
  • The Jury
  • History
  • The Function of Jury
  • When Are Juries Used?
  • Qualifications for Jury Service
  • Summoning the Jury
  • Jury Vetting
  • Challenges
  • Discharging the Jury
  • The Secrecy of the Jury
  • The Verdict
  • Strengths of the Jury System
  • Criticisms of the Jury System
  • Reform of the Jury
  • Magistrates
  • The Magistrates’ Courts
  • Magistrates
  • Administration of Justice
  • The Ministry of Justice and the Home Office
  • The Lord Chancellor
  • The Law Officers’ Department
Dispute Resolution
  • Legal Services Charges
  • Unmet Needs for Legal Services
  • State-Funded Legal Services
  • The Access to Justice Act
  • Proposals for Further Reform
  • Necessity of Lawyers
  • The Police
  • Miscarriages Of Justice
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • The Organisation of the Police
  • Police Powers
  • Reform
  • The Criminal Trial Processes
  • The Adversarial Process
  • Criminal Procedure Rules
  • The Crown Prosecution Service
  • Appearance in Court
  • Classification of Offences
  • Mode of Trial
  • Sending For Trial
  • Plea and Case Management Hearings
  • Disclosure
  • Plea Bargaining
  • The Trial
  • Modes of Criminal Justice Systems
  • Reforms
  • Sentencing
  • The Criminal Justice Act 2003
  • Purposes of Sentencing
  • Sentencing Practice
  • Types of Sentence
  • Young Offenders
  • Criminal Liability
  • Young People and the Police
  • Remand and Bail
  • Reprimands and Warnings
  • Trial Sentencing
  • The Civil Justice System
  • Evolution
  • The Civil Courts
  • The Civil Justice before April 1999
  • The Civil Justice after April 1999
  • Reforms
  • Tribunals
  • History
  • Reforming the Tribunals
  • Tribunals at Present
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Appeals and Judicial Review
  • Appeals
  • Appeals in Civil Law Cases
  • Appeals in Criminal Law Cases
  • Reform of the Appeal System
  • Judicial Review
  • Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Problems with Court Hearings
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
  • Examples of ADR
  • Advantages of ADR
  • Problems with ADR

Additional information

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Its registration number is 10019585 and can be verified at http://www.ukrlp.co.uk/