Manchester Spring Essential Update Crime Conference 2018

Friday 18 May 2018

9 am to 4.30 pm

Friends House Conference Centre Manchester

Following outstanding feedback at our recent Manchester conferences we are delighted to announce that Doughty Street Chambers will be presenting our Manchester Criminal Defence Practitioner Spring Conference 2018.




Sign up to our online video training package, with 50 varied topics to choose from, and we will give you a ticket to our legendary crime conference in Manchester for free.


Topics and Speakers

Charter for Justice Steve Kennedy – Duty Solicitor
Actions Against Police Oliver Carter – Irwin Mitchell/YLAL
Actions Against Police Stephen Cragg QC – Doughty Street
POCA and Search Warrants Richard Fisher QC – Doughty Street
Legislation Update Joel Bennathan QC – Doughty Street
Sentencing Update Joel Bennathan QC – Doughty Street
Sexual Offences Sarah Vine – Doughty Street
Vulnerable Witness Sarah Vine – Doughty Street
Appeals Farhat Arshad – Doughty Street
Disclosure Harriet Johnson – Doughty Street
Extradition Amelia Nice – Doughty Street
UNITY! Women in Criminal Law Harriet Johnson – Doughty Street
UNITY! Women in Criminal Law Alex Preston – Olliers Solicitors
  • As always a first class conference. 100%

    Edward Preston Edward Fail Bradshaw Waterson / Solicitor
  • Yet again an insightful engaging lecture covering areas much needed and of most interest. 100%

    Rachel Ottley Taylor Street / Solicitor Advocate
  • All fabulous. Thank you very much. 100%

    Jo Barun Kaim Todner / Solicitor
  • Excellent conference. Value for money. 100%

    Madeleine Priestley Bishop and Light / Director
  • Well structured, informative and useful. 100%

    Michael Carol Michael Carol and Co. / Principal
  • Excellent venue and high calibre speakers-well done. 100%

    Derek Hayward Sole Practitioner
106 Delegates in 2017 gave our conferences a feedback score of 100%
378 Delegates in 2017 gave our conferences a feedback score above 80%
  • Conference Ticket Only - 7 CPD
    £75 plus vat + booking fee
    • All essential criminal defence practitioner updates
    • Superbly presented by leading Solicitors, Barristers, experts and advocates from the Criminal Defence world
    • Advance PDF of course notes with printed course pack on arrival
    • Coded personalised attendance certificates for SRA/BSB 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,biscuits, WIFI
    • A great day out
  • Video Training Package - Unlimited access CPD
    £100 plus vat + booking fee
    Video Package with free conference ticket.
    • Unlimited access until CPD year end - 1 Nov 2018
    • 50 varied criminal defence training videos
    • Watch on any device, laptop, tablet, PC or mobile phone
    • Complete your training anytime, anywhere
    • 30 presenters including leading Solicitors, Barristers, Experts and QCs
    • Filmed professionally in studios and at events across the UK
    • No assesments
    • Includes one free conference ticket for Manchester Spring conference (non transferable)

You can watch a sample training video below:

Friends House Manchester

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.

Friends’ Meeting House
6 Mount Street
M2 5NS

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