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Guide to advocacy, court etiquette and protocol (VIC) - On-demand

Course ID ID22053_LIT1

  • Online
  • 2
  • Foundation

You can purchase and access this content at any time for up to 6 (six) months from the date of purchase.

Advocacy encompasses a range of abilities including case analysis, drafting, making oral submissions, cross-examining witnesses in criminal trials and being able to put forward a strong and persuasive case. This coupled with appropriate use and knowledge of court etiquette in your jurisdiction will assist you to advocate for your client confidently and effectively.

This course details how to be an effective advocate by understanding court procedure, appreciating that lawyer’s role at different stages of a proceedings and following the principles of court etiquette.  

This course is divided into 4 modules where you will explore:

  • Introduction to advocacy
  • Court procedure
  • Lawyer’s role at different stages of the proceedings
  • Court etiquette

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Analyse the lawyer’s role as an advocate
  • Explain court procedure
  • Carry out crucial steps at different stages of a proceeding
  • Advise on the ‘dos and don’ts’ of court etiquette

At the end of this on-demand course, you may claim 2 CPD points. Please consult the CPD rules for your State/Territory to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.

Due to new reporting requirements introduced by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia on 1 April 2021, practitioners holding WA practising certificates are not currently eligible to claim CPD points for this product.


Full Price $198.00

Alumni/Member Price $178.20

Claiming CPD Units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority. If this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year.