Introduction to Criminal Law
Member - $599.00
Non-Member - $792.00

Introduction to Criminal Law

6.5 CPD

This comprehensive, self-paced introductory course will develop your fundamental knowledge required to succeed in criminal law practice. The course is designed for junior legal staff and practitioners looking to understand and supplement their knowledge in this area of practice. It will provide you with the framework and considerations you need to confidently conduct your criminal law matters

.Featuring a range of leading experts in Criminal Law, you will gain practical, useful insight with the course providing end-to-end training that will equip you to:
•    Better assist your clients and best practice for obtaining instructions when dealing with vulnerable parties, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and youth justice clients
•    Understand key steps in the criminal justice process, including ethical dilemmas that may arise in acting for a defendant
•    Properly prepare for summary matters, including practical advice on what material is required and what steps should or must be taken
•    Address the committal process, including guidance on how to advocate for your clients through the higher courts and common pre-trial issues
•    Assess when a matter may be suitable for appeal, and how to navigate the appeal process
•    Consider common ethical concerns for Criminal Law practitioners and how to properly tackle the issues

*Legal support staff qualify for a discounted rate of $360. This price is only available to individuals who do not hold a practicing certificate and are employed by a full QLS member. To register at this price, please phone 07 3842 5806.