• Friday, December 8, 2023
The Limits of Judicial Power - Seth Kitson

Trinity's Seth Kitson was one of the speakers at Chambers' 2023 Newcastle Business and Property Conference where he delivered a session entitled:
‘Drawing the Line’ - The Limits of Judicial Power

In his talk, guided by general principles from the authorities, Seth discusses some of the limits of judicial power in litigation. With full reference to supporting case law, Seth's talk covers the following:

  • What is the role of the Judge?
  • Interventions in cross examination/submissions
  • How many questions is too many questions?
  • Can a Judge let a witness know how they are doing?
  • Dealing with a hostile Judge
  • The Limits of Judicial Notice
  • Notorious Facts

There is a handout that accompanies the session. If you do not have a copy and would like one, please email stevew@trinitychambers.co.uk.

This recorded seminar and its accompanying notes are made available for educational and information purposes only. The views expressed in it are those of the speaker. The contents do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. The speaker and Trinity Chambers accept no responsibility for the continuing accuracy of the contents. Contact Trinity Chambers if you have a specific legal query.