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Overcoming Barriers to Justice

11th November 2017 10:00
11th November 2017 16:00
Gray's Inn Square, London WC1R 5DX, United Kingdom   View map


Overcoming Barriers to Justice

Criminal Appeal Lawyers Association
invite you to attend

Overcoming Barriers to Justice 

Keynote Speaker: Lord Hughes, Justice of the Supreme Court, and

Professor David Ormerod QC, Law Commissioner for Criminal Law & Evidence; Shauneen Lambe, Director of Just for Kids Law, Harriet Wistrich, Director of Centre for Women’s Justice, Amanda Pearce, Criminal Case Review Commission,  David Emanuel, Barrister at Garden Court Chambers, with more to follow.

4.5 CPD points available

Standard Fee: £35.  Members: £30.  Students: £12.50Tickets



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Where: City University, Grays Inn Square

When: 11 November 2017, 10am to 4pm

10:00 – 10:15: Introduction, Henry Blaxland QC, President of Criminal Appeals Lawyers Association.

10:15 – 11:00: Keynote speech, Lord Hughes, Justice of the Supreme Court.

11:15 – 12:00: Criminal appeals update, Professor David Ormerod QC, Law Commissioner for Criminal Law & Evidence.

12:00 – 12:30: The view from the engine room: how the CCRC works, Amanda Pearce, Criminal Case Review Commission

12:30 – 13:00: Recent cases of interest, David Emanuel, Garden Court Chambers


14:00 – 15:00: Shauneen Lambe, Director of Just for Kids Law, & Dr Sinead Marriott, Lead Psychologist of Parenting and Child Teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital

15:00 – 16:00: Women who kill their abusive partners – appealing their murder convictions, Harriet Wistrich, Director of the Centre for Women’s Justice & Dr Hannana Siddiqui, Research Consultant, Centre for Women’s Justice