An invaluable update for qualified criminal legal aid practitioners.
Essential for anyone joining the duty rota to provide criminal legal aid, or for experienced duty solicitors who would like guidance on how to deal with some important everyday dilemmas, this bite-size session will:
Examine the position where a youth becomes 18 prior to plea
Offer guidance on who you should and should not act for as Duty Solicitor
Review the Duty Solicitor Guidance 2018 document published by the Legal Aid Agency on the 23rd July 2018
Explore the issues to be aware of when being Court-Appointed whilst on duty
Experienced lecturer Colin Beaumont will provider viewers with guidance in respect of with the advice you need to give at that first hearing regarding the completion of the PET form.
In addition, Colin will ensure that practitioners are aware of important changes concerning fines and compensation.
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