Includes issues relating to the criminal justice system, criminal prosecution and defence and specific crimes such as illegal drugs, assault, sexual offences and anti-social behaviour.
The Law Society awards a quality mark to members who meet the highest standards of expertise and client service. Our Criminal Litigation accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and is designed to enable practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
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This webinar will focus on legal and practical issues that arise when solicitors are requested to advise people who have been detained, and are being examined, at a port, airport, international rail station or border area, pursuant to the powers in Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
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The Criminal Law Committee advises the Law Society on criminal law matters and represents the profession when called upon to do so.
The committee works closely with the Access to Justice Committee in relation to criminal legal aid matters.
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