Wednesday, 15 November 2017 (9.45am – 5.15pm) – Criminal Law Update 2017 with Anthony Edwards of TV Edwards

This criminal law update is a review of all developments in criminal law from statutory change to investigations, law, procedure, sentencing, evidence, costs and legal aid

Subjects include:

  • Policing and Crime Act 2017 including
    • The presumption of release without bail
    • Bail time limits and how they can be extended
    • Changes to PACE
    • Increased penalties
  • Investigatory Powers Act 2017 and Criminal Finances Act 2017
  • PACE Code developments and Diversion from prosecution
  • New Criminal Procedure Rules and Criminal Practice Direction
  • Defences to crime; murder and duress involving third parties; lack of capacity
  • New sentencing guidance and guidelines
    • Major series of new guidelines for summary only offences in force in April 2017
    • Definitive guideline on the use of community orders and custody
    • Guidance on excess drugs
    • Young Offenders
  • Litigators’ and advocates’ fees including page count
  • Professional conduct guidance and professional privilege
  • Hearsay developments

This seminar will be presented by:–

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Anthony Edwards – Duty Solicitor with TV Edwards LLP London. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Criminal Law Review. He is a contributing editor to Blackstone’s Criminal Practice (OUP)the author of Blackstone’s Magistrates Court Handbook and the new police station handbook (OUP ) for which discounts are available; “Advising a Suspect in the Police Station” (Sweet and Maxwell) and Fixed fees in the Criminal Courts (Law Society)

 


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