Social Media and Communications Offences

Speaker: Jennifer Brenton
Chambers: 33 Bedford Row

The Communications Act 2003 provides the setting for and overview of the “improper use of the public electronic communications network” and in this short session Jennifer Brenton (a London criminal defence barrister at 33 Bedford Row Chambers) provides the rubric of the offences and sentencing powers leading up to the 2020 position via Scottow v CPS 2020

This seminar will cover

Communications Act 2003

Section 127

Offences

Scottow 2020

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Legal 500

She is regularly instructed to appear in both Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She has covered a broad range of criminal offences; from private road traffic matters and common assaults to burglary and high-level drugs offences. She has already received Crown Court trial instructions in her own name.

Career

Call 2013. Awards and prizes: Inner Temple BPTC Exhibition Award; City Law School – Stephen Seabrooke Memorial Prize (for highest marks in year in advocacy and criminal litigation); Inter-Inn Mooting Competition (2013) – Inner Temple, winner.

Education

University of Edinburgh: MA (hons) 2.1; College of Law: GDL – Distinction; City Law School: BPTC – Outstanding (8th in year of 400+ students).

Admissibility of single competent authority decisions in modern slavery cases

Jennifer Brenton

33 Bedford Row

As the broadening ambit of Modern Slavery related law gathers pace Jennifer Brenton presents a hybrid seminar equally valid for criminal practitioners and immigration lawyers alike. From the 33 Bedford Row crime team Jennifer here unpacks the detail on Admissibility of Single Competent Authority Decisions in Modern Slavery Cases – a must see seminar.

The Modern Slavery Act 2015

Section 45 Defences

Section 1 Slavery, servitude, forced labour

Procedure

DPP v M 2020

Brecani

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To contact the speaker or their clerks direct to discuss or instruct, click “contact” and an e mail will be set up automatically for you  

Legal 500

She is regularly instructed to appear in both Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She has covered a broad range of criminal offences; from private road traffic matters and common assaults to burglary and high-level drugs offences. She has already received Crown Court trial instructions in her own name.

Career

Call 2013. Awards and prizes: Inner Temple BPTC Exhibition Award; City Law School – Stephen Seabrooke Memorial Prize (for highest marks in year in advocacy and criminal litigation); Inter-Inn Mooting Competition (2013) – Inner Temple, winner.

Education

University of Edinburgh: MA (hons) 2.1; College of Law: GDL – Distinction; City Law School: BPTC – Outstanding (8th in year of 400+ students).

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