Criminal Law - Practice and procedure (Oct 2019)
Start time 29 Oct 2019 9:00am (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 30 Oct 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne
Speaker John Marquis, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering Includes morning tea, lunch & refreshments
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code W19064

Criminal Law - Practice and procedure (Oct 2019)

29 Oct 2019 9:00am - 30 Oct 2019 3:30pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Level 16, 15 William Street, Melbourne

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. 

Essentials are workshops for lawyers new to, or wanting to update knowledge in, particular skills or practice areas. These workshops aim to cover the 'essentials'.


Total CPD Units: 11.0

Professional Skills: 2.0
Substantive Law: 9.0
$695.00
(includes GST)
11.0