April 2015 Leeds Crime Conference National Tour

Leeds Hilton Conference Centre
Friday 24 April 2015

Across the Pennines to the Hilton Hotel Conference Centre with Garden Court North Chambers and Forensic Equity to present to 200 Criminal Defence Solicitors and deliver the message firmly home about government cuts to legal aid. Post conference drinks in the Amsterdam Sky Lounge 

In collaboration with Garden Court North Chambers. Sponsored by Forensic Equity. Fundraising for St Mungo’s homeless persons outreach team


  • Essential Magistrates Court Skills Update – Richard Brigden GCN
  • Sentencing and Defences Update – Clare Ashcroft GCN
  • Disclosure, Discriminatory Effect, Vulnerable Witness – Nina Grahame GCN
  • Directions. Getting it Right First Time – Matt Stanbury GCN
  • Criminal Behaviour Orders (Injunctions) – GCN Civil Team
  • Please adjust your sets: Forensic Evidence is not, Black and White, it is Coloured by Opinion. Firearms, ballistics and explosives / blood pattern analysis, DNA profiling and fibres evidence – Philip Boyce and John Page, Senior Forensic Scientists from Forensic Equity
  • New Law. Legislation Update 2014 – 2016 – Guest speaker
  • Unity Within The Profession, General Election Special – Mark George QC plus guest

Organised and delivered by the best solicitors and barristers in the business
Coded personalised attendance certificates for new SRA CPD compliance
100 per cent criminal defence practitioner focussed

Rapid transport links across Manchester and the UK
Premium calibre content and delivery
Advance PDF of course notes with printed course pack on arrival

Fast check in. Early get out
Comfortable all day seating
Air con and full audio visual support team
Unlimited tea, coffee, biscuits, WIFI
Informal drinks gathering post conference at a nearby venue


24 April 2015

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