“The Contemporary legal landscape: Breakthroughs and challenges”

July 6, 2023

Professor Susan Edwards (Professor Emeritus at the University of Buckingham and RLC Associate Door Tenant) will be speaking on 7 July at Canterbury Christ Church, University in Kent.

Areas of discussion will include:

-The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 (DAA)
-Strangulation and the impact of s70 and s71 of the DAA in protecting women and girls
-The evidential requirements, how the sections are working and a consideration of the latest cases
-The need for a specific sentencing guideline

Earlier this year, Professor Susan Edwards with Co- Head of Chambers Gillian Jones KC and David Malone (Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS London South and former member of RLC) contributed to and edited “Blackstone’s Guide to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021″ with detailed and expert coverage of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. Read more here: [Blackstone’s Guide to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021]