Master of the Bench
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, London
Stephanie Farrimond was called to the Bar in 1987 and practised criminal law from 18 Red Lion Court before leaving practice in 2011 to focus exclusively on advocacy and legal training. Stephanie has been a prominent figure in advocacy training at Middle Temple since 1997 and has been training their trainers since 2002.
Stephanie currently co-ordinates the esteemed Cumberland Lodge programme and has been a regular faculty member of the Keble International Advanced Advocacy Course. Her training has taken her to countries including Jamaica, India, Pakistan, South Africa and Sierra Leone. Stephanie currently sits on the International Committee of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy to facilitate and promote training overseas.
Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses
Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award
Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.
Learn what to expect if you are due to give evidence as a witness of fact. What is the best way of preparing for and withstanding cross examination.