Criminal Law

Please note: Additional 2017 & new 2018 course descriptors and updates are being uploaded incrementally as they become available.  


When Intoxication is a Defence to Criminal Offences (Click link for more information)

It is crucial to recognise that as lawyers we often ignore evidence of intoxication by clients
when those clients are providing an account of what happened during the commission of a
suspect offence.

Anti-Money Laundering – Compliance and Risk Assessment / An update 2017 (Click link for more information)

The Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU 2015/849) (AMLD4),  came  into force in June 2015, and  will replace the Third Anti-Money Laundering Directive (2005/60/EC) . This must be transposed by member states by 26 June 2017.  

Anti-Money Laundering –A Case Law update / An update 2017 (Click link for more information)

This one hour lecture analyses the latest cases in this area of law and highlights the pitfalls to avoid when carrying out due diligence and AML compliance.

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2015  (Click link for more information)

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act 2013, insofar as it applies to Solicitors.

The Court of Appeal – Practice & Procedure  (Click link for more information)

The Court of Appeal was established under The Court of Appeal Act 2014 and allows for new procedures in relation to bringing High Court appeals. This lecture introduces participants to the recent legislation and rules which govern The Court of Appeal and deals with the practice and procedures for bringing appeals before the Court.