Amicus Autumn Training 2022 (bookings closed)

PLEASE NOTE BOOKINGS FOR AUTUMN ARE NOW CLOSED.

ANY BOOKINGS MADE AFTER 4PM, FRIDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2022 WILL BE FOR SPRING TRAINING 2023.

The Autumn Training 2022 sees a return to in-person training! We are delighted to have many speakers presenting live, including our excellent US speakers. The training will be held in London.

There is the option for remote attendance, if this is necessary. You will be contacted by admin@amicus-alj.org and asked to specify your mode of attendance after booking.

Please note that booking confirmation emails are not automatic, please allow 3 working days for your confirmation email.

Weekend 1: Friday 21st-Sunday 23rd October | Weekend 2: Saturday 5th-Sunday 6th November 

Amicus runs a comprehensive bi-annual training programme in US capital defence law and procedure, legal research, evidence and professional conduct. The training takes place over two weekends: the firsts consists of theoretical training and the second is practical training. It is attended by approximately 400 participants each year.

The training is compulsory for anyone wanting to undertake an Amicus placement in the US, equipping you to be of maximum use to an office immediately on arrival, all US applicants must have completed the course within the three years prior to applying.
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The training is also encouraged for UK-based volunteer caseworkers, to future US volunteers not affiliated with Amicus and for anyone interested in human rights and/or the use of capital punishment in the US.

The training programme is accredited by 21 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points/hours with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB).



Our Autumn 2022 speakers include...


Peter Pringle

Death row exoneree

Sunny Jacobs

Death row exoneree

Shayla J. Galloway

Metro Capital Defender, Atlanta, Georgia

Hannah Gorman

Florida Center for Capital Representation, Miami

Mark George KC

Senior criminal defence practitioner at Garden Court North Chambers

Professor Jon Yorke

Professor of Human Rights and Director of the Centre of Human Rights at BCU

Georgia Richardson

Barrister, 9 St John Street Chambers

Maddie Steele

Barrister, Unity Street Chambers

Christy Dickerson

Federal Defender Mitigation Specialist, Tampa Florida

 

Peter Wilson

Barrister, 7 Harrington Street Chambers

Niall Carlin

 Academic Practice Developer at The University of Law

Russell Stetler

National Mitigation Co-ordinator

For further details on what to expect from training see our Autumn 2022 training programme, which can be found HERE.


TICKETS

Training for Members 

Please note that members are those who are already signed up to Amicus and have paid membership fee. For non-member tickets, or tickets including membership, please scroll down.

Students /
Unwaged
 

£5500

Non-lawyers /
Pupils / Trainees
 

£11900

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors < 5 years call / PQE

£18800

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors > 5 years call / PQE

£29700

Training for Non-Members 

Students /
Unwaged
 

£6600

Non-lawyers /
Pupils / Trainees
 

£13200

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors < 5 years call / PQE

£20900

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors > 5 years call / PQE

£33000

Training Plus Membership

Students /
Unwaged
 

£7300

Non-lawyers /
Pupils / Trainees
 

£16700

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors < 5 years call / PQE

£23600

Qualified Barristers /
Solicitors > 5 years call / PQE

£34500

Student reps (elected by Amicus) £45 

Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
If you have questions about the course, please contact us.