The Billing of Criminal Legal Aid Work in Higher Courts 2022

This course will demystify the Billing of criminal legal aid in the Court of Appeal, High Court or Supreme Court

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Course Overview

You may be responsible for Billing within your firm and quite familiar with the Billing of criminal legal aid work done at the Police Station, Magistrates' Court and Crown Court but are you as familiar with the Billing of such work in the Higher Courts – The Court of Appeal – The High Court – The Supreme Court – Would you feel confident if you were asked to Bill such a matter?

You may the the Litigator or Advocate coming to this for the first time ever, as you now have a case in the Court of Appeal, High Court or Supreme Court

Finding your way around the documents is not easy and some of this is civil legal aid rather than criminal legal aid  even though you are doing the work under your Crime Contract

This 1-hour webinar will demystify the Billing of criminal legal aid in these Courts and will cover the following points:

  1. The Billing of work in the Court of Appeal(appeals against sentence or appeals against conviction or appeals against both) (Litigator and Advocate)
  2. The rates payable for appeals to both Litigator and Advocate
  3. The Billing of work in the High Court on a Case Stated (Litigator and Advocate)
  4. The Billing of work in the High Court on a Judicial Review (Litigator and Advocate)
  5. The rates payable for High Court work to both Litigator and Advocate
  6. The Billing of work in the Supreme Court (Litigator and Advocate)
  7. The rates payable for Supreme Court work to both Litigator and Advocate

What are the requirements?

  • This course provides 1 CPD point
  • Watch the recorded webinar to improve or refresh your legal knowledge

Learning Outcomes

  • This course will demystify the billing of criminal legal aid in the Court of Appeal, High Court and Supreme Court

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners responsible for billing within a firm

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About Instructor - Colin Beaumont

Colin Beaumont graduated in law in 1981 and qualified as a Barrister in 1982. He worked for many years in the Magistrates’ Court service until 1996 when he re-qualified as a Solicitor and joined a large criminal legal aid practice. He became a partner with the firm. He retired as a solicitor in 2016 and has returned to his Inn of Court at The Inner Temple. Colin has been teaching the profession for the last 25 years and continues to do so.

Course Curriculum

Course Webinar

  • Webinar
    01:01:00

Documentation

  • Webinar Slides
    21 Page

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