Pilot Substance Misuse Court

CPD Event for Belfast Solicitors (Criminal)



A pilot Substance Misuse Court is scheduled to commence in Belfast Magistrates’ Court  in February 2018 for twelve months.

The Northern Ireland Courts & Tribunals Service is holding an engagement event for key local stakeholders as follows:


Date:       1 February 2018

Time:      12.30 pm – 2.00pm

Venue:    Court 16, Laganside Courts Complex

Lunch:    A light lunch will be provided

CPD:       Attendance will attract one CPD point of Client Care and Management

Cost:       FREE – however you must register by e-mail in advance by 29 January 2018 – please send e-mail to Alan.Cartwright@courtsni.gov.uk


This event is to inform legal representatives about this forthcoming initiative which forms part of the wider reform agenda around problem solving justice.

The Presiding Judge involved in the problem solving court will be present and there will be an opportunity for stakeholders to have a Question & Answer session with representatives from the partner agencies involved in delivering the pilot programme.

We look forward to seeing you there.