The results of the Bournemouth Crown Courts Mock Trials competition have been announced by the Dorset Magistrates’ Association (DMA).
The 2013 competition took place on Saturday, 9 March at the Bournemouth Crown Courts with six schools entering. Dorset magistrates, legal advisors and other personnel from all areas of Her Majesty’s Court & Tribunal Service [HMCTS] were present giving their own time to act as judges and generally to help with the proceedings.
The Lord Lieutenant of Dorset, Mrs Valerie Pitt-Rivers, The High Sheriff of Dorset, Mr Jeremy Pope OBE DL, His Honour Judge Johnson, His Honour Judge House, the Justices’ Clerk for the Dorset, Cornwall and Devon Cluster of HMCTS, Mr Tim Smith, and the Deputy Justices’ Clerk Sandy Roveri, were in attendance.
Results: 1st St Peter’s School, Bournemouth. 2nd Highcliffe School, Christchurch.
3rd The Gryphon School, Sherborne. St Peter’s School will now go on to the Regional Finals and hopefully the National Finals.