MANCHESTER SPRING CRIME PRACTITIONER

ESSENTIAL UPDATE CONFERENCE MANCHESTER 2017

FRIDAY 12 MAY 2017 9.30am – 4.30pm

Friends House Conference Centre, Manchester

7 CPD £65    Full day conference ticket

16 CPD £100   Conference + training videos

HIGH SPEC – HIGH CALIBRE – UNBEATABLE VALUE – DYNAMIC


BRILLIANT – MODERN – FACE TO FACE – CUTTING EDGE – UNCENSORED

  • 109 Delegates in 2016 gave our conferences a feedback score of 100% 100%
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Conference Program:

  • Welcome  –  Steve Kennedy Duty Solicitor, CLFS
  • A Practical Sentencing Tool Kit  – Dr Laura Janes, Howard League for Penal Reform
  • Legal Aid  –  Siobhan Taylor Ward, Young Legal Aid Lawyer
  • Developments in the Criminal Law  –  Richard Brigden, Barrister, Garden Court North
  • Sexual Offences Update (Post Ched Evans)  –  Matthew Stanbury, Barrister, Garden Court North
  • Investigatory Powers Act 2016: Rudd’s Radar  –  Andrew Fitzpatrick, Barrister, Garden Court North
  • Forensics in cases of Serious Crime – From the scene, to subsequent evidence recovery, to the location of the defendant at the material time – Senior Scientists from Forensic Equity, Sara Short, Philip Boyce and Nicola Haigh
  • Legislation Update  –  Nicky Hall, HCA, Clifford Johnston Solicitors
  • Unity Within the Profession  –  Guest Speakers, TBC

Andy Fitzpatrick
Garden Court North

Richard Brigden
Garden Court North

Nicola Hall
Clifford Johnston & Co

Siobhan Taylor Ward
Young Legal Aid Lawyer

Matthew Stanbury
Garden Court North

Dr Sara Short
Forensic Equity

Philip Boyce
Forensic Equity

Nicola Haigh
Forensic Equity

Online videos

A selection of the available online videos is below

John Cooper QC
Inquests

Colin Wells
Abuse of Process

Max Campbell
Proof of Evidence

Monica Stevenson
Bad Character applications

Natasha Lloyd Owen
Fitness to Plead

Duncan Jones
Better Case Management

Philip Boyce
Introduction to Firearms

Alex Di Francesco
Financial Crime

Watch a sample of our online CCC here

Further info
  • Advance PDF of course notes with printed course pack on arrival
  • Coded personalised attendance certificates for SRA compliance
  • Rapid transport links across Manchester and the UK
  • Fast check in. Early get out. Comfortable seating
  • Air con and full audio visual support team
  • Premium calibre content and delivery
  • Tea, coffee, WIFI

Sponsored by:

Forensic Equity

This conference will donate to The Howard League for Penal Reform, the Greater Manchester Law Centre and St Mungo’s Homeless Charity and the Young Legal Aid Lawyers.

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“As always a first class conference”, Edward Preston. Solicitor. Edward Fail Bradshaw Waterson.100%

“High probity and enjoyable as usual. Thank you”, Alison Todd. Senior Solicitor. McCormacks.100%

“Yet again an insightful engaging lecture covering areas much needed and of most interest”, Rachel Ottley. Solicitor Advocate. Taylor Street. 100%

“All fabulous. Thank you very much”, Jo Barun. Solicitor. Kaim Todner.100%

“Excellent conference. Value for money”, Madeleine Priestley. Director. Bishop and Light.100%

“Well structured, informative and useful”, Michael Carol. Principal. Michael Carol and Co.100%

“Excellent venue and high calibre speakers-well done”, Derek Hayward. Sole Practitioner.100%

“Very good course. Keep it up and keep going”, Donovan Malcolm, Solicitor. Malcolm and Co Solicitor LLP.100%

“Very diverse, informative and interesting conference”, Deborah Best. Solicitor. Needham Poulier.100%

“Great value course. Fab venue. Great speakers.”, M.Newell. Solicitor. Newells 100%

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Summer Party:

Don’t forget to reserve your free ticket for our Manchester Legal Aid Lawyer summer party at The Wharf on Friday 19 May!

Getting there

Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

Friends’ Meeting House is centrally located only a couple of minutes walk away from Manchester Town Hall and Manchester Central, and directly opposite the newly refurbished Central Library.

GETTING THERE BY TRAM

Nearest stop is St. Peters Square, which is currently being reconfigured- visit http://www.transformationinformation.co.uk/st-peters-square for more information.  Alternative stops can be found at www.metrolink.co.uk.

GETTING THERE BY TRAIN

Within walking distance of all the city centre rail stations, approx times on foot:

Manchester Piccadilly – 20 min

Manchester Victoria – 15 min

Manchester Oxford Rd – 10 min

Salford Central – 15min

Deansgate – 10 min

GETTING THERE BY BUS

Several bus routes stop near the Meeting House, including the Metroshuttle, free buses linking the main rail stations, car parks, shopping areas and businesses in Manchester city centre. Find out more at www.tfgm.com.

GETTING THERE BY CAR

The nearest parking is:

Great Northern (4 mins walk – M3 4EE) and Manchester Central (3 mins walk – M2 3GX)