Training and events

YJLC offer a range of training and events for youth justice professionals and lawyers . Expert led webinars and 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.


  • 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