November 2022 Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants Updater PT1 (Recording Available)

December 15, 2022
WEBINAR: Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants Updater PT1 Webinar
DATE: Wednesday 30 November
TIME: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
MORE INFO HERE: [Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants Updater]

Chaired by Valerie Charbit, this webinar will provide practitioners with an update on the following:

• ABE Guidance 2022: what is in it, what is missing and what are the consequences of breaching it? An authoritative summary of the updated guidance and how practitioners can use it to their advantage, with reference to recent case law;

• The new Police, Crime and Sentencing Act 2022: the repealed and new provisions for remote participation in trials and what they are likely to mean for vulnerable defendants;

• Amended procedure for s.28 pre-recorded cross-examination: what we need to know and how it affects practitioners;

• Forthcoming changes to practice and procedure: what to look out for.