Sentencing issues

Date: Wednesday 26 November 2014

Time: 18.00 - 20.00

Location: 53-54 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LS

Venue: Doughty Street Chambers

Speakers: Abigail Bright, Edward Fitzgerald CBE QC, Kirsty Brimelow QC, Tim Moloney QC

CPD: 1.5

Fee: Free

Doughty Street Criminal Appeals Unit is delighted to present a series of seminars by experts on criminal appeals and reviews.

These seminars are aimed at solicitors and case workers involved in challenging decisions of the Magistrates and Crown courts. The seminars will deal with conviction and sentencing appeals to the Crown Court and Court of Appeal, with a focus on core aspects of sentencing and ancillary orders at sentence. They will cover the basics from preparation to presentation as well as a detailed analysis of tactical issues and updates on the latest case law, potential grounds of appeal, and procedure. Each seminar will be worth 2 CPD points and will be followed by refreshments with wine.


Sentencing issues

Edward Fitzgerald, Q.C. opens the seminar with an overview of sentencing appeals, indeterminate sentences, and whole life tariffs. Kirsty Brimelow Q.C. tackles minimum terms in mandatory life sentences for murder.

Abigail Bright provides a tactical approach to applications for sexual offences prevention orders. 


To reserve your place please email or contact a member of our events team on 020 7404 1313. 

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