Excellence in Advocacy

Ethical Capacities

The Report

This research carried out by University College London, funded by the Legal Education Foundation and commissioned by The Advocacy Training Council (now the Inns of Court College of Advocacy) examines the ethical knowledge and skills acquired by new advocates.

The aim of this project is to inform, through independent research and evidence, the development of ethics training by professional bodies and specialist practitioner groups.

Follow this link to download the full report

Our Response

The Inns of Court College of Advocacy was launched in June 2016 to replace and build on the success of the ATC. The College was established to provide leadership, expertise and guidance in the pursuit of excellence in advocacy and professional ethics.

You will see from the response to the report, written by the Chair of Governors of the College, Derek Wood CBE QC, that the College has committed to creating training materials to support the ongoing ethical training of advocates.

Download our response here

Report's appendices for download

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