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The Education and Training Committee seeks to provide a programme of continuing education and training to the Criminal Bar by way of a series of evening lectures (the Old Bailey lectures) symposiums and all-day Saturday events. The Committee is committed to a programme that offers practitioners with the means of earning free or inexpensive CPD hours.

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Jury Trial & Error Shows at The Old Bailey 2023

Sunday 12 March 2023

This spring’s Show is called ‘Jury Trial & Error’ and will be presented in four evening performances commencing 6:00pm on Monday through Thursday 13-16th March 2023.  There is also a Full Dress Rehearsal performance on Sunday afternoon 4:30pm on 12th March 2023 (no reception).

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CBA Lecture: The Use of Intermediaries for Young Defendants

1 CPD Hours

Wednesday 08 March 2023

The forth seminar of 2023 from the CBA education committee addresses the use of intermediaries for young defendants

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CBA Lecture: Defence Fees

1 CPD Hours

Thursday 16 February 2023

The third seminar of 2023 from the CBA education committee addresses the ever important issue of How to Bill correctly for Defence Fees

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CBA Lecture: Disclosure in Serious Cases

1 CPD Hours

Tuesday 31 January 2023

The second seminar of 2023 from the CBA education committee addresses the ever important issue of disclosure concentrating on the thorniest of issues such as PII, other sensitive disclosure, cross jurisdictional disclosure and disclosure of electronic evidence.

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CBA Lecture: Insanity / Fitness to Plead

1 CPD Hours

Wednesday 25 January 2023

The talk will consider unfitness to plead, mental condition defences, disposals and sentencing, with a particular focus on the distinction between how fitness to plead is dealt with in the magistrates' court and in the Crown Court.

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Christmas Carols at Wood Green.

Thursday 15 December 2022

Christmas Time at Wood Green Crown Court 

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CBA Lecture: The Oversimplicity of Intention

1 CPD Hours

Wednesday 26 October 2022

The first in a series of online lectures by members of the CB's new Academic Sub-Committee

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The Kalisher Lecture

1 CPD Hours

Monday 17 January 2022

 'Presumed guilty? Judge Jeffreys, fair trial, and the Bloody Assizes'

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POSTPONED - A Symposium on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill 2021

2 CPD Hours

Thursday 16 December 2021

FAIR PROSECUTION, FEARLESS DEFENCE 2.0: still possible in 2021?

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