COURSE  LIST – 2021

 

1 - The Sentencing Act 2020 (in force – December 2020)

2 – The Domestic Abuse Act 2020

3 – A 2021 Legislation Update

4 - The Criminal Procedure Rules 2020 and the Criminal Practice Directions (in force – Oct. 2020)

5 - A Criminal Law 2021 Update

6 - The Criminal Bills Assessment Manual (CBAM) (the latest version – October 2020)

7 - The Criminal Legal Aid Manual (CRIMLA) (the latest version – October 2020)

8 - The Crown Court Fee Guidance Document (the latest version – October 2020)

9 – The Billing of Criminal Legal Aid work in 2021 (this course will include all of the important amendments introduced in 2020)

10 – The Duty Solicitor at the Police Station in 2021

11 – The Duty Solicitor in the Magistrates’ Court in 2021

12 – Exercising your Higher Rights of Audience in 2021

13 – Sentencing Update in the Adult Magistrates’ Court – 2021

14 – Sentencing Update in the Youth Court – 2021

15 – Evidence and Disclosure issues in 2021 (including digital strip searches of mobile phones/tablets/computers etc – Case-Law/Legislation/Guidance/Criminal Procedure Rules

16 – The ‘Sex Offender Register’ and Sexual Ancillary Orders

17 – Completion of the PET FORM (preparation for an effective trial) in the Magistrates’ Court or the PTPH FORM in the Crown Court – all issues for consideration following a ‘not guilty’ plea

18 – Bail Applications/Remands in Custody and the Plea in Mitigation – Youth Court/Adult Magistrates’ Court/Crown Court

19 – Finding your way around the Youth Court

20 – Finding your way around the Adult Magistrates’ Court

21 – 25 criminal cases that will make you a more effective criminal practitioner

22 – Death by dangerous driving and other serious road traffic offences

23 – Careless driving/notices of intended prosecution/failing to furnish statutory statements of ownership and other tricky road traffic areas

24 – Evidence for Criminal Trial Advocates

25 – Advising suspects at the Police Station stage

26 - Alcohol, Drugs and the Driver – Advising at the Police Station/Magistrates’ Court/Crown Court

27 - Abuse of Process/Hearsay/Bad Character – the legislation and the very latest case-law

28 - Sexual Offences Generally – Advising at both Police Station and Court

29 - Appeals – Crown Court – Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) – High Court

30 - Evidence – Res Gestae – Expert Evidence – Unfairly Obtained Evidence – etc

31 - The Law, Practice and Procedure of Breach Proceedings – Youth Court/Adult Magistrates’ Court/Crown Court

32 - A Legal Quiz – 100 things you really ought to know in 2021 – (100 Questions with 3 multiple-choice answers per question)

33 – The Sentencing Council – An examination of important documents issued by The Sentencing Council

34 – Passing your Portfolio and getting through your Critical Incidents Test

35 – The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) and the Codes of Practice made pursuant to it

© 2020 Colin Beaumont

30/05/2020

What is the current position on theft by way of low value shoplifting?

30/05/2020

What is the current position on theft by way of low value shoplifting?