All criminal lawyers need to be able to confidently deal with difficult and hostile witnesses if they are to represent their clients effectively. This seminar will help equip you with the relevant skills by taking you through the law, and taking a practical approach in working through the key issues that you are likely to be confronted with.This seminar will include:
By attending this seminar you will gain:
Criminal lawyers with up to seven years’ experience, also a helpful refresher for more experienced practitioners seeking a refresher.
A short paper, in PDF format, together with a copy of the powerpoint presentation will be emailed out prior to the seminar.
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Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, Auckland
Before joining the bar, Nick was the Public Defence Service’s General Counsel and oversaw the PDS’s appeal practice. Before that, he was Crown Counsel at the Crown Law Office, where he undertook appeals on behalf of the Solicitor-General. He has appeared many times on behalf of both defendants and the Crown in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Nick is an experienced jury trial advocate, both as a senior Crown prosecutor and defence lawyer and has defended and prosecuted all types of serious criminal cases.
Public Defender, Public Defence Service, South Auckland
Lynn is based in the Manukau PDS office where she leads a large team of criminal defence lawyers. Lynn is a member of the NZLS criminal law committee and a long-standing member of the ADLSi criminal law committee. She is an author for Abbot and Thompson on District Court Procedure (Criminal). She has presented on various criminal law topics for NZLS and other legal education providers, and is a member of the Litigation Skills Faculty.
If written notice of cancellation of a registration arrives before the day of the seminar we will refund the registration fee, less an administration fee of $40. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute - to correctly assign CPD credit, CLE must be notified in advance. NZLS CLE Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars if necessary.