Criminal Bar Events & Cpds

Criminal

An Important Exception to the Rule against Hearsay: Admissions under the Evidence Act 2008

11Jun

Dr Jason Harkess presents a review of evidence of admissions under the Evidence Act 2008, including an explanation of what an “admission” is (and what it is not), the distinction between “hearsay” and “admissions”, and how Counsel can seek to have an admission ruled inadmissible.

*Please note this seminar is for Barristers only.

Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair) & Dr Jason Harkess
When: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

DNA Reports

5Jun

Dr Durdle is a lecturer who wrote her thesis on the common blowflies’ ability to move full DNA profiles between locations after ingesting human blood or semen. This has led to her lecturing and presenting on all aspects of DNA transfer. Dr Durdle will explain how to read a DNA report and what further information or documents you should be looking for. 

*Please note this seminar is for Barrister's only.

Speaker(s): 
Cecily Hollingworth (Chair) & Dr Annalisa Durdle
When: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Interlocutory Appeals in Criminal Trials

23May

This is an important CPD for all criminal barristers who appear in trials. This seminar will examine the law on Interlocutory Appeals and consider some recent Court of Appeal decisions.

*Please note this seminar is for Barrister's Only.

Speaker(s): 
Pardeep Tiwana (Chair); The Honourable Justice Weinberg AO
When: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Practice management & business skills;
22May
Event

Following on from our breakfast briefing, the Corporate Counsel Engagement Working Group are now seeking expressions of interest from Counsel who wish to participate in the Pilot. 

Cross-examination

7May

Cross-examination from the perspective of the Supreme Court.

A discussion of the essentials for effective cross-examination.

 

*Please note this seminar is for Barrister's only.

Speaker(s): 
Daniel Gurvich QC (Chair); His Honour Justice Priest; His Honour Justice Forrest & Her Honour Justice Jane Dixon
When: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:30
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1.5 CPD point(s):
Barristers Skills;