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Skills for Tribunal Hearings and Decision Making

9:30 am, 12 June 2018 to 4:30 pm, 14 June 2018

The aim of the course is to identify, discuss and develop the range of judicial style skills, values and competences for tribunal/panel hearings and decision making

Event Information

Open to

All

Organiser

UCL Judicial Institute

Location

LES COTILS CENTRE
LES COTILS, L'HYVREUSE, ST PETER PORT
ST PETER PORT
guernsey
United Kingdom

We aim to:

  • associate the skills, knowledge and values of the wider judicial profession with those needed by members of tribunals/panels and other similar decision making bodies
  • identify, explore and develop the range of communication and questioning skills necessary for tribunal/panel hearings
  • explore the case management powers of tribunals/panels and the skills associated with their effective use
  • consider the users’ perspective of the tribunal/panel experience and to explore how users can be best prepared for their engagement with a tribunal/panel
  • identify good practice concerning the giving of directions and introductions to hearings, and the skills to deal with unexpected  interruptions during hearings 
  • consider issues surrounding the nature and quality of evidence
  • provide delegates with the opportunity to discuss the skills of good team working within the context of tribunal/panel work
  • provide delegates with the opportunity to experience elements of a hearing of the Parochial Appeals Tribunal through a role play and thereby to identify the challenges of working as a tribunal/panel member
  • provide delegates with the opportunity to make and write a reasoned decision and to reflect on the skills necessary for this task

Course materials

Course Programme 12-14 June



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