Civil Appeals: Being Effective in a Civil Appeal (On Demand)


This On Demand was recorded on 4 February 2021.

Covering crucial core content and the latest procedural and case law developments, this On Demand provides a roadmap for lawyers involved in bringing and arguing Civil appeals.

Who should attend?

All lawyers involved, or potentially involved, in Civil appeal work. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Receive a refresher and update on jurisdiction, grounds and key principles.
  • Get a better grasp on the process involved, including what must be filed and by when; and how to craft the required documents including notices of appeal and written submissions.
  • Develop a better understanding of the role and implications of the interlocutory phase, namely seeking leave to appeal (if required).
  • Enhance your understanding of the place of applications for leave to adduce further evidence.
  • Gain insights into lodging and opposing cross-appeals. 
  • Become apprised of when points of appeal may - and should - be altered or reduced, and when this should occur.
  • Receive guidance on preparing notes to aid presentation of argument at the hearing, including references to written submissions of both appellant and respondent.
  • Benefit from insights into presenting argument in Court, including answering questions from the Bench and dealing with differing views from the Bench. 
  • Consider the impact of the high proportion of litigants in person in appeal cases.
  • Improve your knowledge of differences in the appeals process at different court levels.

Presenter Details

Jim Farmer QC

Jane Standage

The Honourable Raynor Asher KC

Pricing Details

CPD Hours