The Liver Building

Criminal Law Update (April 19) with Anthony Edwards


Speaker: Anthony Edwards

Date: Wednesday 24th April, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:45

Areas of Law: Criminal

Competencies: B - Technical Legal Knowledge

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4238


A review of all developments in criminal law from statutory change to investigations, law, procedure, sentencing, evidence, costs and legal aid. The session is designed to allow for interaction.

Subjects include:

  1. Statutory developments including the Mental Health (Use of Force) Act 2018
  2. Appropriate adults and criminal record certificates
  3. New Code for Crown Prosecutors.
  4. Motoring Offences: SRA Transparency rules.
  5. New Criminal Procedure Rules and Criminal Practice Direction
  6. Reasonable lines of enquiry in disclosure
  7. PET forms and adjournments
  8. Defences to crime; lack of capacity
  9. Criminal law and public order
  10. Sentencing young offenders
  11. Sentencing guidelines
  12. Bad character and hearsay developments
  13. 13  Litigators’ and new advocates’ fees

Speaker Biographies

Anthony Edwards qualified as a solicitor in 1974 and has always specialised in criminal law. He is Senior Partner of T.V.Edwards, a duty solicitor, and a higher courts advocate (Criminal Courts). Anthony is a member of the Council of Justice and of the editorial boards of Criminal Law Review and Cordery on Solicitors. He is a member of the Law Commission’s advisory group on criminal law and of the Sentencing Guidelines Council. He is the author of “Advising a Suspect in the Police Station” (Sweet and Maxwell) and, “Fixed Fees in the Criminal Courts” and (with Roger Ede) of “Criminal Defence, A Guide to Good Practice” (Law Society).


Member £105
Non-member £150
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