Graeme McPherson KC and Diarmuid Laffan share some practical thoughts on preparing for disciplinary hearings and conducting tribunal advocacy.
Advocacy is often called the art of persuasion. This podcast aims to provide some practical advice on preparing and presenting disciplinary cases in a thorough and compelling manner. In the first section of the podcast, Diarmuid Laffan deals with some of the issues that arise, whether acting for a professional or a regulator, upon initial instruction and when preparing a disciplinary case. In the second section, Graeme McPherson KC gives a valuable ‘view from the bench’, in light of his experiences sitting as an arbitrator and as a tribunal Chair across a variety of professions and sporting bodies, which will include guidance on written advocacy, the presentation of evidence and submissions.