Criminal Litigation Update - 22nd March 2013

Event Type Law Society Skillnet
Discounted Fee € 135 Law Society Skillnet Members

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The Criminal Litigation Update seminar is presented in partnership with Law Society Skillet, Law Society Criminal Law Committee and the DSBA.   

Aim and Objectives
The aim of this seminar is to examine the recent developments in criminal litigation legislation and case law. Criminal litigation practitioners have designed this seminar to ensure that practitioners are provided with advice and guidance in relation to the most significant changes in this practice area. A distinguished panel will address all questions and issues arising during this seminar.

Chairman’s Opening Remarks: Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions

Topics and Issues to be discussed

Revenue Prosecutions
Dara Robinson, Sheehan & Partners

  • Recent high profile judgments
  • Practical Implications for Practitioners and Clients

Road Traffic Offences – Watching Brief
Vincent Deane, State Solicitor, Mayo

  • Legislation overview 2012

District Court Rules: A Practitioner’s Guide
Shalom Binchy, Shalom Binchy & Co
Robert Purcell, ME Hanahoe

  • Bail
  • Service
  • Strike-out
  • Fines
  • Reinstatement

Search Warrants
Frank Cassidy, Court of Criminal Appeal & Bail Section, Office of the DPP

  • Damache -v- DPP – the aftermath
  • The Exclusionary Rule

Evidence Update
Conor MacGuill, MacGuill & Co.

  • Legislation Overview
  • Recent Decisions

 Chairman’s Closing remarks Claire Loftus, Director of Public Prosecutions


*Applicable to Law Society Skillnet members

Please note elements of this programme may be subject to change

The Law Society Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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Course Summary
Date: 22.03.2013
Start Time: 14:00 pm
End Time: 17:30 pm
  • Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place
Ref: S1303
CPD Hours: 3 Hours General (by Group Study)
Price: €180.00
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