Nottingham Law School helps Malaysia govt lawyers

Nottingham Law School has formed a partnership with the Malaysian Attorney-General’sdepartmenttoprovide intensive training in high-level advocacy skills for government lawyers.

Thetrainingcourse, delivered over five days in July, was aimed at teaching advocacy skills to Malaysian criminal prosecutors, civil litigators and international lawyers.

Nottingham Law School’s professional division head Fiona Cunningham said the post-qualification course formed a central plank in the Attorney-General’s drive for excellence across his department.

“We had 18 lawyers in attendance and we provided a lot of the tutorials via video link-up,” she said. “These types of intensive international courses have been so successful that we’ve been approached to run quite a few.”

A spokesman from the Malaysian Attorney-General’s departmentsaid:”The Attorney-General’s chambers chose Nottingham Law School because it firmly believed the training provided would be of a standard that met our own peculiar needs and stringent requirements.”