Vulnerable Witness Training Workshop
Vulnerable Witness Training Workshop

Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan and Sian Beaven, working with Tom Middleton at the General Dental Council delivered an all-day workshop to a group of GDC prosecutors on the subject of Vulnerable Witnesses, with a focus on advocacy.

Vulnerable Witness Training is compulsory for all criminal lawyers undertaking legally aided work on cases involving sexual offences, and adapting practices of advocacy to allow vulnerable witnesses to give their best evidence has become standard in criminal courts.…