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The Spring Conference 2024

Please note for you diary – bookings open in January 2024

Saturday 27th April
Inner Temple, London
09.00 – 16.45hrs followed by a drink’s reception
Dress Code: Casual

Opening Remarks:

Charlotte Newell KC  & Paul Jarvis, Joint CBA Directors of Education

Keynote Address:

Topics Include:
  • The substantive law as contained in the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and other relevant legislation.
  • Recent developments/s41/consent.
  • The Experience of Victims (Neurological Impact of Trauma on Memory and Dealing with Vulnerable Victims).
  • The Latest advice on Rape Assumptions and Misconceptions, including sexual behaviours and encounters.
  • Myths and stereotypes.
  • CPS Policy including the CPS/Police joint Rape Protocol.
  • CPS Commitments to victims/witnesses.
  • Expert evidence – medical and digital.
  • Disclosure
  • Historical offences (can cover disclosure/abuse of process/indictments/sentencing)
  • Wellbeing (advocates)
  • Inclusion of vulnerable participants – intermediaries/s28/gateway

Breakfast and Lunch is included on Conference day

A drinks reception will follow the conference 



Event only:

Silk £150.00
+7 Years £90.00
-7 Years £60.00
Pupil £30.00
Non Member £250.00

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