The Liver Building

Representing The Mentally Disordered


Speaker: Anthony Edwards

Date: Wednesday 20th March, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:45

Areas of Law: Criminal

Competencies: A2 A4 A5 B3 B6 C1

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

Course Code: S4237


  • Sources of Law and Policy
  • Defining mental disorder
  • Powers and disposals
  • Defences- general and special
  • Fitness to plead
  • Charging Decisions
  • Sentencing
  • Procedural issues

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).


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