Garden Court Chambers sponsor London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association’s Annual Autumn Conference 2017

12 October 2017

Di Middleton QCSam ParhamAlex RoseJo Cecil

The LCCSA Annual Autumn Conference took place in Seville from 7-8 October.

Taking place over a long weekend in Seville, Garden Court Chambers barristers gave a series of lectures on criminal law topics:

  • Di Middleton QC gave a practical talk on the thorny topic of billing electronic evidence and provided the audience with well-received tips and guidance on how to successfully bill complex publicly-funded criminal cases
  • Sam Parham spoke about the horrors of modern slavery and human trafficking and gave practical advice to practitioners on how to represent someone who is believed to be a victim of human trafficking.
  • Alex Rose spoke on disclosure in criminal trials and the difficulties defence practitioners face in obtaining the material necessary to ensure a fair trial for their clients
  • Jo Cecil gave an in-depth lecture on strategic and appellate litigation, including a detailed analysis of the Jogee case on joint enterprise and its consequences

Also lecturing at the conference was Professor David Omerod QC of UCL and co-sponsoring the event were forensic science experts, Forensic Equity.