Tue 03 March | 4:30PM - 6:00PM | Your desk or on your portable device

Synopsis - more details to follow

What is a Judge confronted with at a hearing? How do they work their way through the process from pleadings to judgment?

What could counsel do better to assist the Court with fact-finding, which in turn informs decision-making?

This seminar will provide key insights into what Judges do. 

Learning outcomes

  • Benefit from receiving insights into the judicial process, including trial procedure, the mechanics of fact finding, assessing witness credibility, exercise of discretion and the logistics of judgment writing.
  • Explore less obvious but significant aspects of the judicial-making process including consistency of approach, avoiding bias and making interim decisions. 
  • From an appellate judge perspective, learn of typical areas where trial judges have been seen to go wrong.
  • Receive tips on how counsel can assist the Court and help to inform fact-finding.
  • Be guided on how much of a role advocacy and courage play in the courtroom.  

Who should attend?

All litigators, regardless of level of experience

live stream registration only

Please note this page is only for registration to attend via live stream.

To register to attend in person click here.


The Honourable Justice Jagose

The Honourable Raynor Asher QC


Paul David QC