Criminal Law Practice and Procedure (Mar 2021)
  • Cpd workshop
  • Cpd workshop
Start time 3 Mar 2021 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 4 Mar 2021 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker Philip Skehan, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering -
Designed for Legal Practitioners
Product Code W21009
Total CPD Points: 11.0

Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0
$885.00
(includes GST)

Criminal Law Practice and Procedure (Mar 2021)

11.0
3 Mar 2021 9:00am - 4 Mar 2021 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

This workshop provides an overview of the criminal law jurisdiction in Victoria.

Participants will examine the basic principles of Criminal Law Practice and Procedure with special reference to practice in the Magistrates' Court. Participants will also be introduced to appeals from the Magistrates' Court to the County and Supreme Courts, and committals and preparation for trial in the County and Supreme Courts.

An overview of the criminal law jurisdiction. The program includes:

  • Magistrates' Court mentions
  • Contested hearings
  • Police powers of arrest
  • Detention and investigation
  • Bail procedures
  • Alibis
  • Appeals
  • Sentencing
  • Pleas
  • Pre-trial procedures
  • Trials 

Note: This workshop runs for 2 days. 

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Presented by: Phillip Skehan, Barrister, Victorian Bar

Essential workshops are for lawyers new to or wanting to update knowledge in a particular practice area. Workshops are interactive, practical and aim to cover the essential skills, knowledge and give confidence to practise in that area.