The Liver Building

Anthony Edwards – Sexual Offences Update


Speaker: Anthony Edwards

Date: Wednesday 10th July, 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: S4239


A review of the current law and concepts with reference also to historic crimes. The main subjects considered  are:

  • The concepts
  • General Offences
  • Offences by children and young people
  • Offences against children
  • Offences against the vulnerable
  • Offences in breach of trust
  • Familial Offences
  • Offences against public “decency”
  • Indecent photographs etc.
  • Trafficking
  • Sentencing
  • Historic sexual offences
  • Jurisdiction

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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