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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to provides listeners with a practical overview which guides them through several key elements of the criminal appeals procedure. It contains guidance on what the Court of Appeal expect from new representation; the limitations on appeals; discussion of several recent appeal cases; and some general details relating to applications for appeal.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the time limits on appeals, as well as the limits on the number of times it is possible to appeal;
  • Understand the key issues which new counsel should be aware of when handling an appeal case;
  • Appreciate the approach of the Court of Appeal in key cases concerning complaints about trial counsel;
  • Know what is expected of new representation by the Court of Appeal;
  • Have a solid understanding of the criminal appeals procedure and the application for appeals process.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
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In this CPDcast Tom Wainwright from Garden Court Chambers provides listeners with a practical guide to the procedures and processes relating to criminal appeals in the UK. He discusses limitations on appeals; the approach of the Court of Appeal in cases with new representation; and applications for appeal.

Date Recorded: 19th September 2014

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