Vulnerable Witness A Step by Step Guide

Speaker: Monica Stevenson
Chambers: 25 Bedford Row

Monica Stevenson
Criminal Defence Barrister
25 Bedford Row

Monica Stevenson of Counsel presents this clearly set out practical step by guide to the issues surrounding a vulnerable witness.This seminar clearly sets out the practice and procedure which must be adhered to in preparing the defence case in which a vulnerable witness is involved

Core principles
Best practice
Early issues
Groundrules hearings
Procedure and practice
Qualifying as vulnerable
No definition
Impact on client
Identify the issue early
Advocate Gateway Toolkit 1 and 10
Instruct an Expert
Best practice
CPR and PD
Vulnerable defendants
Measures available
Rashid Cof A
Special measures
Live link
Intersts of Justice test
Groundrules hearings
Intermediary to be present
Open Court
Proactive use of CPR

To instruct Monica Stevenson contact her in Chambers via her clerks on this e mail