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Criminal Appellate Advocacy - Online CPD

NZ $175.00
Nicholas Chisnall2019 Susan Gray 2019 Philip Hamlin 2019
Nicholas Chisnall
Criminal and Employment Barrister
Blackstone Chambers
Susan Gray
Criminal Barrister
Blackstone Chambers
Philip Hamlin
Criminal Defence Barrister
Hamlin Law

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Electronic booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $125 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $175 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 120 minutes

The volume of criminal appeals continues to grow and even the seasoned trial lawyer is likely to find operating in this unique environment a formidable task. This seminar will target those new to appearing in the Court of Appeal. Attend this seminar and receive the benefit of practical advice with regards to the challenges of appearing before the judiciary.

This seminar will include:
  • An outline of practical tips to determine whether your client has the right to appeal; will address:
    - Which court has jurisdiction to hear the appeal
    - The tests that determine whether a conviction appeal will be allowed
    - The test that applies to sentence appeals
    - Some of the practical pitfalls that arise in appeals
  • Discussion of what is required for your written submissions; to include:
    - Role of written submissions
    - Relationship between written and oral submissions
    - How to best structure written submissions
  • An overview of the hearing process; to cover:
    - Court room etiquette
    - How to use the written submissions
    - Making oral submissions to three judges
    - What is your best/strongest point?
    - Tips for effectively working with a senior in the court processes.

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Learning objectives

By completing this module you will be able to:

  • Knowledge on how and when to step up to the Court of Appeal.
  • Greater understanding of the Court of Appeal process and how you can navigate your way.

Electronic paper 

Authors: Nicholas Chisnall, Susan Gray, Philip Hamlin
Published: 6 June 2019
Pages: 13


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PowerPoint Presentation

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