Training and events

YJLC offer a range of training and events for lawyers and other professionals working in youth justice. Expert led seminars, comprehensive training courses and our annual Summit create opportunities to hear from leaders in the field, share knowledge, circulate innovation and develop good practice.

  • Video highlights from the Youth Justice Legal Centre Summit 2021

    The Youth Justice Legal Centre Summit 2021: Bias. Discrimination. Fear. delved into five areas where children in the criminal justice system experience discrimination: Girls, Race, Class, Kids (age), and Fear. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors we were able to offer free tickets to all and were delighted to have reached 1,890 views by the end of the day!

    Recordings from past events


  • Criminal Practice Directions

    Our guide provides practical advice on using the Criminal Practice Directions to give effect to the right that children have to effectively participate in criminal proceedings.

    Recordings from past events
    Criminal Practice Directions
  • Effective Participation and Fitness to Plead

    In this seminar discussing our legal guide on Effective Participation and Fitness to Plead, find out the key points in a case where concerns about your client’s ability to effectively participate arise and hear practical advice on the work that needs to be done by the defence at each stage.

    Recordings from past events
    Effective participation