Challenging Security Intelligence in Parole Proceedings

Challenging Security Intelligence in Parole Proceedings

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Course Overview

Delivered by parole specialist Dean Kingham, this bite size webinar will discuss the type of security reports that are used during parole proceedings, the quality of the information contained within such reports and how this intelligence can be challenged.

Consideration will also be given to the disclosure of security information, non-disclosure applications and the circumstances in which such applications may be required.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Have a greater understanding what type of intelligence is used during parole proceedings and the ways in which this information can be challenged
    • Be familiar with the security grading of information used in respect of parole proceedings
    • Have received guidance on the circumstances in which you may need to call security Governors in parole hearings and feel confident should you need to do so in practice

What is the target audience?



About Instructor - Dean Kingham

Dean is Head of the Prison law, Crime and Public Law department at Swain Solicitors.

Having represented some of the most high profile prisoners in recent years, Dean was listed in the 2015 Legal 500 directory which described him as a ‘specialist in parole’. Dean is a current committee member for the Association of Prison Lawyers and sits on the Parole Board user group and Parole Standards Board.

In addition, Dean has assisted FASO (False Allegation Support Organisation), has close links with JENGBA (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty By Association) and is a member of Justice, the Law reform and human rights organisation.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Reference Notes
    1 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


    9 months ago
    1 year ago
  • some good points advanced , well worth listening to
    1 year ago
  • Course very informative particularly as to the grading of intelligence to determine the weight to be attached to such intelligence. Very useful information.
    3 years ago