Welcome to our Crime programme

Criminal law is a dynamic and fast-moving area of practice that requires practitioners to keep a close eye on developments in case law and legislation and new procedural rules and sentencing guidance.

Whether you’re a high street criminal defence lawyer, a specialist in serious financial crime or a prosecution lawyer it is vital to develop and expand your knowledge of the latest developments. Our comprehensive training programme is tailored to meet your needs and delivered by expert practitioners. It provides the tools to refine your techniques in obtaining key information from clients and witnesses, examining the available evidence and other crucial technical skills such as advocacy and cross-examination.

Live topics in Criminal Law and Practice mean lawyers have more information than ever to assimilate and a wide range of issues to be alert to. These include Vulnerable Clients, Expert Witnesses, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, Organised Crime and Cybercrime.

Who are the courses for?

Our comprehensive programme is designed to meet your professional development needs and ensure your continuing competence. Whether you are an experienced criminal advocate or a junior criminal defence lawyer, our Criminal Law and Practice courses will support you.

Our programme of courses will provide you with:

• Knowledge of recent case law in police station practice and advice on best representation

• Understanding of the rules surrounding the use of evidence in criminal proceedings and the ability to weigh up its value

•The skill to effectively conduct a trial in the magistrates’ court

Every year Central Law Training produce over 250 face to face legal training events giving you unparalleled choice of a wide variety of topics. We make these highly regarded training courses available in all major centres so you are never far from high quality legal training delivered by industry experts. Whatever stage in your career and whatever area of the law you practise, CLT have a vast range of events available for you to keep up-to-date with all the latest legal developments.

We understand that time out of the office can often be difficult to find which is why we have put together a range of training that meets the needs of practitioners today, that they can take at times convenient to them. Our innovative online learning suite will help organisations meet all their future training requirements, and provide evidence for SRA reporting in a flexible, time-efficient, easy and cost-effective way.

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