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Youth Court Update
Date: Thursday 27th May 2021
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Format: Via Zoom.
Chair: Caroline Liggins (Chair of the Youth Practitioners' Association & Defence Solicitor, Hodge Jones & Allen).
- Lisa Wilson (Counsel, 25 Bedford Row);
- Leah Connolly (Secretary of the Youth Practitioners' Association & Defence Solicitor, Sonn Macmillan Walker); and
- Tobias Smith (Counsel, 25 Bedford Row).
25 Bedford Row and the Youth Practitioners’ Association are delighted to co-host a webinar providing a general update and overview of some of the legal issues that commonly arise in youth cases. This will include what to consider at the police station when dealing with children and young people, applying for a Certificate for Assigned Advocate in the Youth Court and a general recap of the mechanisms available to assist children and young people in the Crown Court, in particular looking at special measures.
About the Youth Practitioners' Association
The Youth Practitioners’ Association (YPA) aims to encourage and maintain the highest standards of advocacy and practice from the police station to the High Court. Their aim is to support, assist and educate those who represent children and young people in the criminal justice system. The YPA is committed to promoting the importance of specialist representation and encouraging and maintaining the highest standards of advocacy and practice.
For further information including membership details for the YPA please click here.
To access the video recording of the webinar please click here
To access the Podcast version of the webinar please click here
To access the slides referred to by Leah Connolly, please click here
To access the slides referred to by Lisa Wilson, please click here
To access the slides referred to by Tobias Smith, please click here