15. Advocacy / Presentation Skills Session
Date:
Thursday 28 March 2019
Time:
06:00pm - 07:30pm
Speaker:
Sheriff Andrew Cubie, Neil MacKenzie, Bridget McCann
Seminar Details:

The Royal Faculty, in conjunction with its Trainee and Newly Qualified Society (TANQ), will host a presentation skills event on 28 March. 

This will take the form of a panel session discussing best techniques and practice in relation to public speaking, both in and out of the court context, a fundamental skill for lawyers.

Panel:

Sheriff Andrew Cubie - Sheriff Cubie was formerly a solicitor in private practice in Glasgow specialising in civil court work, and qualified as a solicitor advocate in 2001. During his time in private practice he taught civil procedure at Strathclyde University and the GGSL. He was appointed as a permanent sheriff in 2003 and sat at Paisley and Stirling before moving to Glasgow in 2010. He is nearing the end of his time on secondment as Deputy director at the Judicial Institute for Scotland. He was appointed as an Appeal Sheriff in April 2017. He contributed to the last edition of MacPhail on Sheriff Court Practice and in 2016 his textbook on “Scots Criminal Law” was re-published.

Neil Mackenzie - Neil called to the Bar in 1999.  He specialises in complex, high value medical negligence and industrial disease cases for pursuers and defenders.  Most notably, he was Junior Counsel for Lanarkshire Health Board in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 2015 SC (UKSC) 63.  In December 2017, he was appointed Director of Training and Education at the Faculty of Advocates.

Bridget McCann - Presentation Skills Trainer

Chaired by Amy Walsh

 

Cost: Free 
Venue: Royal Faculty of Procurators, 12 Nelson Mandela Pl., G2 1BT
CPD/TCPD time: 1.5 hours

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