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We remind defence practitioners of the statutory defence for clients charged with false immigration document offences.
The senior presiding judge has asked that the PTPH form be reviewed an has requested feedback.
The Law Society is being consulted on the terms of the Criminal Legal Aid Contract 2017.
The Law Society has responded to the Sentencing Council's consultation on its draft guideline on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea.
This practice note is for criminal solicitors taking instructions and advising at police stations and at Magistrates' Courts where the virtual first hearing system is in use.
This practice note sets out the duties and burdens affecting criminal solicitors arising from the Criminal Procedure Rules 2013 (CPR).
This practice note explains how client confidentiality is affected by the failure to disclose offence provisions in the Terrorism Act 2000.
This practice note concerns the particular way in which criminal defence solicitors need to consider the avoidance of conflicts of interest when considering whether it is appropriate to act for more than one suspect or defendant.
This practice note provides information on advising a client on plea in the absence of full disclosure.
This practice note sets out the new obligations and the ethical considerations solicitors should consider when conducting a case involving defence witnesses.
This training teaches how to advance a client’s case well whilst ensuring witnesses are not subjected to undue stress.
Our accreditation covers all types of criminal law work and supports practitioners to qualify to apply for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas.
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