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A Guide to Harassment Offences with Olwen Davies (online)


Speaker: Olwen Davies

Date: Wednesday 19th October, 2022

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Criminal

Competencies: B


Course Code: S4615


This online course looks in-depth at what harassment actually is, busts a few myths and looks at a wealth of case law, leaving you fully prepared to prosecute or defend a s2/s4 harassment trial.

Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure! The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

Topics include:

  • Identifying the offences under s2/2A/4/4A Prevention of Harassment Act 1997
  • Who is the complainant?
  • Mens Rea
  • Definitions – “harassment”, “course of conduct”, “cause fear”, “immediate violence” and other concepts
  • Is the charge in time under s127 MCA?
  • The need to particularise an allegation -and what if that isn’t done?
  • Why context matters
  • Restraining orders on acquittal- common pitfalls
  • Restraining orders on conviction and how they go wrong.

Speaker Biographies

Olwen Davies is a Solicitor- Advocate practising in the E Midlands, an experienced lecturer, with experience of both prosecuting and defending. She is the co-author of Jordan’s “The Criminal Justice Act 2003-a practitioner’s guide”.


Member £110
Non-member £155
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