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Introduction President: Dani Lowther Vice President: Tamsin Trollope Secretary: Katie Lane Treasurer: Adam Simmons Debating with Plymouth University Your Debating Officers: Ian Darcy Christa Feltham Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org LCJS Website: www.lcjs.co.uk Facebook Page: Plymouth Uni Law and Criminal Justice Society Debating with Plymouth University •Valuable skills gained from debating •It’s free to all LCJS members •Chance to win some great work experience; marshalling Plymouth’s top judge HH Judge Paul Darlow •Internal competition and a ‘one off’ external competition Important Debating Dates •Competition information evening – 27th September from 6pm - This will provide the opportunity to hear information about all 3 competitions, to register an interest and a chance to sign up to the LCJS •Debating workshop 5th October - Assistance for those who have never debated before •Internal competition first round starting 22nd October Negotiating with Plymouth Uni Your Negotiation officers: Leila Jones Callum Smith Contact email: email@example.com LCJS Website: www.lcjs.co.uk Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LCJSnegotiation Negotiations with Plymouth Uni What is a Negotiation? -A basic means of getting what you want from other. -Back and forth communication designed to reach an agreement when you and the other side have some interests that are shared and some that are opposed". Fisher, R, "Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in (1991) Page XVII Negotiations with Plymouth Uni Why do the Negotiation Competition? •Helps improve your essential skills •Looks great on your CV •Prizes •And many more... •DATE FOR YOUR DIARY – 17th October, Negotiations workshop. Mooting with Plymouth University Your mooting officers: Holly Bowditch Victoria Hillman Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org LCJS Website: www.lcjs.co.uk Facebook page: Plymouth Uni LCJS Mooting Brief overview • Valuable skills gained from mooting • It’s free! (If you’re a member) • Prizes ranging from work experience to ££££ • Competitions for everyone - Beginners cup, internal comp, external competitions Important dates • Mooting information evening – Thursday 27th Sept 6pm. An opportunity to hear more in depth about mooting and register your interest for the competitions. Room TBC • Mooting workshop Friday 12th October – time and room to be confirmed. This will be for those of you who have signed up for either the beginners cup or Internal competitions • Beginners Cup v Exeter Saturday 27th October - the first moot of the year! Events Events Officer: Felicity Danks Contact: email@example.com Cheese and Wine •Thursday 6th December •Networking Event •Dress code: Business smart Law Ball •Friday 22nd March •Duke of Cornwall Hotel •3 Course meal •Dress code: Black tie/party Activities Activities Officer: Paige Prideaux Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Activities I will cover •Client Interviewing Competition •Inner Temple Visit •Lincoln's Inn Dinner •Magistrates Court Visit •Mock Trial Competition •Volunteering In Criminal Justice Talk •Advocacy Client interviewing Competition •Work in pairs •5 rounds •Round 1, 2, Quarter Final, Semi Final and Final •Each round will comprise an interview on a different area of law •Workshop with more info on the 16th January •Sign up before Christmas Vacation •Prize – money and possibly a day of work experience (BP)!! Inner Temple visit •Last year there was a presentation by a panel of practising barristers •Followed by a drinks reception and the opportunity to speak with professional in a informal setting •Free including travel expenses - Bristol •Smart dress •Only 7 places last year and was on the 26th October. This year TBC Lincoln’s Inn Dinner •Evening begins with a talk from Barristers •After, served dinner in the Great Hall alongside some of the top Barristers in the country •Last year it cost just £17 and was 15th February •8 places •This years date and price TBC Magistrates Court Visit •A chance to see the inner workings of a court room •Last year was on the 29th October, this year still TBC •Free!! Mock Trial •Opportunity to become an advocate for the day in your own case •Spaces for 30 students various roles such as witnesses, defendant ect •Sign up before the 24th October •Competition 21st November •Papers released two weeks before hand •Held in Plymouth Magistrate Court •One day trial Volunteering In Criminal Justice •Last year we had a presentation from; •Youth Offending Service •A local magistrate •A student who was an appropriate adult •Two women who worked in victim support •October time… Advocacy •Similar to mock trial however you work in pairs •More natural, cross examining witnesses, more interactive, jury, mooting you and the judge •External competition •BPTC ex Plymouth student on hand to help coach teams •2 rounds, Jan and April, Final Hertfordshire •Winner mini pupilage with a London firm •Runner up book vouchers Re Cap of Dates • Client Interviewing Competition – 23rd January • Inner Temple Visit - TBC • Lincoln's Inn Dinner - TBC • Magistrates Court Visit - TBC • Mock Trial Competition – 21st November • Volunteering In Criminal Justice Talk - October • Advocacy - TBC Socials Social Secretary: Jack Phillpotts Membership Packages Membership packages: £35 All Inclusive member – includes Cheese and Wine Ticket and Law Ball ticket (Only 65 available!) £15 Normal membership – Pay as you go for events End Any Questions?
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