Local Organiser Guide

A Guide for Local Organisers Supporting Schools to Participate in the Young Citizens Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this aimed at?
This online guide is for anyone mentoring a school involved in one of Young Citizens' Mock Trial Competitions. You might be a barrister helping a school you've worked with for a long time, a local organiser wanting to support your local schools or you could be new to the competition - either a student mentoring a school or an experienced lawyer. It is important for all volunteer mentors to read and familiarise themselves with the content of this online guide.
How long do I have access to the online guide?
You will have access for as long as you need. We will update this guide regularly so do make sure that you read it prior to each cycle.
What if I am still unclear about anything to do with the competition?
The Mock Trials team at Young Citizens is always there to support you and help with any challenges that you have locally.

Your Instructor

Akasa Pradhan
Akasa Pradhan

Since 2020, Akasa has been leading the Mock Trial Team at Young Citizens to deliver the competitions nationally and developing a programme of support for schools to engage young people in public legal education. Previously, Akasa taught English in a secondary school.

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