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Criminal Law Update Seminar at Trinity Chambers


On Tuesday 15th October 2019 Anthony Edwards will be delivering a criminal law update seminar hosted at Trinity Chambers.

Anthony is a highly experienced criminal practitioner and duty solicitor and his seminar will cover all aspects of statutory change; criminal investigations; procedure and professional standards; youth justice; criminal law and road traffic; sentencing; evidence; costs and legal aid.

In his practical and pragmatic session, Anthony will be covering the following topics:

  • New legislation for 2019 including the major changes by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019
  • PACE Code issues; CPS guidance on the prosecution of the mentally ill; guidance for SFO and private prosecutions
  • New Criminal Procedure Rules and Criminal Practice Direction 2019
  • BCM forms, witness summonses, and other procedural issues
  • Homicide and other offences
  • Discount for guilty plea
  • Sentencing Guidelines including the general guideline
  • Mental Health disposals
  • Victim surcharge
  • Confiscation
  • Evidence: hearsay; bad character
  • Defence costs orders
  • Legal aid issues; Graduated fees including page count

The session, held at The Custom House, Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3DE, will attract 3 hours Solicitors Regulation Authority CPD, with registration at 1.30pm for a 2pm start.

Please click here to book.

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