London Criminal Defence Essential Update Spring Conference
24th May 2019
Conway Hall, London

*7CPD £100

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*Free ID card for custody suite, free membership to our national lawyer’s network, unlimited access to 115 seminars and past papers in our video library and a 7CPD conference ticket.

Conference Program

Vivien Cochrane. Senior Associate. Kingsley Napley LLP

Anna Holmes. Senior Associate. Kingsley Napley LLP

Police Station Update

Helen White. Duty Solicitor. Howells LLP

Magistrates’ Court Update

Joseph Plowright. Barrister and Judge. Goldsmith

Magistrates’ Court Advocacy

Caroline Liggins. Head of Youth Law. Hodge Jones Allen

Youth Court and Knife Crime

Anthony Metzer QC. Head of Chambers. Goldsmith

Cybersex Crime

John Cooper QC. 25 Bedford Row Crime Team

Vulnerable Witness

In response to outstanding 2018 delegate feedback this London Spring Crime Conference focuses on Police Station and Magistrates’ Court representation with essential update training delivered by vastly experienced leading senior Duty Solicitors, Barristers and Queens Counsel who are at the very top of the game. Come and have a great day out with your colleagues and ensure that you are fully up to speed for the criminal law year ahead!

We are delighted to be presenting this course with our colleagues from Kingsley Napley LLP, Howells LLP, Hodge Jones and Allen, Goldsmith Chambers and 25 Bedford Row.

We end the day by legendary Barrister and renowned Friend of the Law Friends Society, John Cooper QC of 25 Bedford Row Crime Team. Immediately after there will be a vigorously enthusiastic social gathering at The Square Pig.

Networking groups include @WICL Women in Criminal Law and Nikki Alderson Coaching. The program is designed for all criminal defence lawyers including probationary and police station representatives, paralegals, trainees, solicitors, duty solicitors, pupils and barristers and our free ID cards are available with all these separate titles.

Join our organisation for free by buying your 7CPD conference ticket and with your free membership we will send you an attractive free professional status ID card suitable for entry to police stations, young offender’s institutes and prisons

“Extremely impressive ” 100%

Arshia Hasmi, Solicitor – Freeths

“Really good to meet you at the training course last week. To reiterate, the standard was excellent”

Clita Johnrose, Solicitor – Ellen Court Partnership

“Thankyou very much for your excellent conference .The speakers were of the highest quality “ 100% score

Mohammed Hoshi, Immigration Consultant – Sabeers Stone Green

“Great range of topics delivered by a number of experts in their fields. Third time I’ve been to the conference and will attend again in the future” 100%

Jim Skelsey, Partner – BSB Solicitors

“Brilliant as expected from my past attendances. Glad the conferences are still going strong “100%

Lorna White, Principal – Debridge Solicitors

Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL

Please do not contact the venue for booking or event information as they will not be able to help you. Instead, contact us using the contact form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


Built in 1929 and now Grade II listed, Conway Hall is a landmark of London’s independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Conway Hall is situated on historic Red Lion Square in Holborn, central London


Getting to Conway Hall

By Bus

Route 98 comes via Oxford Street and terminates in Red Lion Square. Routes 19, 38, 55 and 243 pass by the Theobalds Road entrance to the Hall. Any bus to Holborn, Grays Inn Road or Southampton Row/Kingsway comes close to Conway Hall.

By Underground

Holborn Station (Central and Piccadilly lines) is approximately five minutes walk away. Also within reasonable walking distance are Chancery Lane and Russell Square.

Travelling by Train and Coach

Farringdon, Euston, Waterloo & Waterloo East, Kings Cross and London’s Eurostar Terminal St. Pancras International are under 15 minutes journey from Conway Hall. See National Rail for more details and planning your journey. See Trainline for discounted tickets for trains and coaches.