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The Police Station Representative 2024 CPD Bundle is meticulously designed to meet and exceed the Legal Aid Agency's (LAA) requirements for police station representatives. This comprehensive package provides a minimum of 6 hours of targeted continuing professional development, focusing on the latest updates, best practices, and procedural changes relevant to police station representation.This essential CPD bundle covers a broad spectrum of topics, ensuring representatives are fully informed of the latest developments in legislation and practica ... See more
This invaluable 1-hour webinar is designed for police station representatives, both newly accredited and experienced, focusing on the critical aspects of a client's rights and options while under arrest or attending a voluntary interview. Covering a comprehensive list of 15 requests that police may make, including photographs, fingerprints, samples, searches, and interviews, the webinar delves into the legal basis for each request, the client's room for manoeuvre, and the implications of refusal or non-cooperation. Importantly, it addresses the ... See more
This informative 1-hour webinar is an essential resource for both new and experienced police station representatives. It offers a comprehensive overview of conducting effective pre-interview consultations, ensuring clients are fully prepared and informed before undergoing police interviews. Key topics include establishing a rapport with clients, clarifying the legal representative's role, analysing the case's strengths and weaknesses, exploring defensive and admission strategies, and meticulously preparing clients for the interview process. The ... See more
This essential 1-hour webinar is designed for both probationer and accredited police station representatives, focusing on the pivotal initial steps of any criminal case: information gathering and case assessment. It delves into the various sources of information available during the investigation stage, providing guidance on how to assess the value of this information in building a strong defence strategy. The webinar covers key aspects such as interacting with custody officers, analysing the entirety of the custody record, engaging with health ... See more
This comprehensive 1-hour webinar is specifically designed for police station representatives and legal professionals engaged in criminal law, whether in defence, prosecution, or advisory roles. It provides an in-depth exploration of crucial forensic issues, including the collection and legal implications of photographs, DNA samples, fingerprints, and intimate samples at various stages of criminal investigations. Viewers will gain insights into the legal frameworks governing the collection of evidence, strategies for advising clients on complia ... See more
This essential 1-hour webinar is specifically tailored for police station representatives and legal professionals engaged in defence or prosecution, offering a deep dive into the critical aspects of criminal cases. It addresses pivotal questions starting from the adequacy of case disclosure at the police station, through strategic defence considerations including duress, self-defence, and consent. Participants will learn the advantages of presenting defences through prepared statements, navigating the complexities of 'bad character' evidence, a ... See more
This insightful 1-hour webinar is meticulously designed for police station representatives and lawyers involved in early-stage criminal investigations. It delves into the complexities of Sections 34, 36, and 37 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, highlighting their implications at both the police station and courtroom levels. Participants will gain a forensic understanding of these sections, learn the intricacies of special warnings during interviews, and explore the strategic use of prepared statements. The course also covers th ... See more
Datalaw is the only training provider to offer the Children Law Accreditation online - Complete all 18 hours in your own time. Datalaw has collaborated with experienced local authority and family solicitor Safda Mahmood, along with children’s guardian Nenna Hira, to innovate the process of obtaining the Children Law Accreditation and applying for children’s panel membership. Instead of attending a conventional 3-day conference, practitioners now have the flexibility to complete the required 18 hours of training remotely, from their hom ... See more
Dive into the complexities of prison law with the Prison Law Essentials 2024 bundle, a comprehensive collection designed for legal practitioners, solicitors, and those interested in the parole process and prisoners' rights. Taught by expert speaker Dean Kingham, each course provides in-depth knowledge and practical skills, ensuring participants are well-equipped to navigate the intricate legal landscape of the prison system. Whether you're looking to enhance your advocacy techniques, mitigate legal risks, or ensure fair treatment for all prison ... See more
The Online Safety Act 2023 represents a pivotal shift in UK's approach to digital communications, introducing new offences, repealing existing ones, and amending the Sexual Offences Act 2003. This one-hour webinar meticulously dissects Part 10 of the Act, set to be fully operational from 31st January 2024 through Commencement Order SI 2024 No. 31. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the newly created offences related to malicious communications, the strategic repeal of outdated offences under the Malicious Communications Acts, an ... See more
This essential webinar delves into the core aspects of service and competence as mandated by the SRA's Codes of Conduct for law firms and individuals. We explore the SRA's requirements for client information and interaction, emphasizing that service quality is a direct reflection of a solicitor's professional competence. Key areas of focus include the nuances of taking client instructions (Code of Conduct for Solicitors, 3.1), maintaining timely contact with clients (3.2), and addressing clients' specific circumstances and needs (3.4). We also ... See more
This pivotal webinar provides an in-depth examination of the concept of supervision as mandated by sections 4.3 and 4.4 of the Code of Conduct for Firms. We explore the critical role of support that law firms must offer to individual staff members to meet these and other obligations outlined in the SRA Code of Conduct for firms. The webinar addresses the responsibility for supervision, investigating whether it rests with the law firm's overarching structures or with line managers, as per sections 3.5 and 3.6 of the Code of Conduct for Individua ... See more
Key topics include: - exempt regulated activities under Part XX of FSMA for SRA and CLC regulated firms The session is designed to clarify the relationship between FCA and SRA regulations in the use of client accounts, emphasizing the necessity of an ‘underlying legal transaction.’
Key topics include the general prohibition under sections 19 and 24 of the Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) 2000, exempt regulated activities under Part XX of FSMA for SRA and CLC regulated firms, and detailed analysis of the SRA Financial Services (Conduct of Business) Rules and the FSMA Regulated Activities Order 2001. Additionally, the webinar will explore the concepts of FCA regulation and its implications on the provision of the solicitor and licensed conveyancer client account, along with the intersection of AML legislation and ... See more
This comprehensive webinar, first presented in 2014 and now updated to align with the 2019 SRA Handbook, offers an in-depth exploration of the self-reporting requirements for solicitors and authorized firms. Covering sections 7.1 - 7.12 of the SRA's Code of Conduct for Solicitors, along with mirrored provisions for firms, the course delves into the intricate details of self-reporting obligations and how the SRA handles various situations through its rules.Participants will learn about the decision-making process for self-reporting, applicable t ... See more
The webinar covers key aspects such as systems to prevent accidental data loss and ensuring clients' rights to access data held about them. Additionally, we'll explore the anticipated introduction of Lexcel Standard version 7, discussing any available details of the new standard and updates to the Lexcel International Standard. This webinar is designed to equip legal professionals with the knowledge and tools to adopt practical policies and procedures, meeting the evolving requirements of quality marks.
Join our essential half-yearly webinar for an insightful update on the latest regulatory updates in the legal sector, especially relevant considering the potential general election. Additionally, the webinar will delve into regulatory policy commitments addressing ongoing competence and the integration of artificial intelligence within legal services. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the progress of AML regulatory reform and understand the statutory guidance for preventing fraud.
In the Spring 2024 Update, we focus on key developments including the SRA's latest stance on their accounts rules consultation from 2023, updates on statutory guidance under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023, and new proposals regarding transparency in land ownership for trusts. Additionally, we will cover the minor changes to the Standards and Regulations effective from December 2023, with a focus on implications for pro bono work and administering oaths outside private practice.