Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan and Megan Fletcher deliver training to the General Dental Council
Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan and Megan Fletcher deliver training to the General Dental Council
Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan and Megan Fletcher delivered a presentation/training to the General Dental Council on Disclosure Obligations of Prosecuting Authorities on Friday of last week.
Dr Mary-Teresa Deignan spoke on the development in common law of the definition of unused material & the test for its disclosure, the disclosure test used by different regulatory bodies, the requirement of prosecuting authorities to obtain information from third parties, whether there is a requirement to assist the defence to obtain material, cases illustrating the consequences of failure to provide full disclosure, the obligations of regulatory prosecutors to investigate cases open to them & 12 steps to work towards achieving full disclosure.…
London Legal Walk 2018
London Legal Walk 2018

On Monday 21st May Charter Chambers will be walking to raise funds for free legal advice charities. This includes law clinics, pro bono units, citizens advice bureaus and many many more valuable services (for full list see HERE).

Last year the walk saw over 12,000 people take to the streets and raised £800,000 which helped more than 100 advice agencies to provide free legal advice to thousands of the most disadvantaged people in London and the South East.…

Charter Chambers Seminar - Changes in Criminal Law and How They Work in Practice
Charter Chambers Seminar - Changes in Criminal Law and How They Work in Practice

Charter hosted a summer seminar on criminal law last night – Changes in Criminal Law and How They Work in Practice.

The seminar covered the following topics (click on the title for a copy of the handout) –

Joint Enterprise – Focusing on the practical application of the law on secondary liability in the wake of the Jogee judgment – by Jason Cross
Res gestae – Consideration of this exception to the rule on hearsay and the admissibility of evidence, such as 999 calls.…
Darren Snow mentors in National Final of the Citizenship Foundation Mock Trial Competition at the Royal Courts of Justice
Darren Snow mentors in National Final of the Citizenship Foundation Mock Trial Competition at the Royal Courts of Justice

Darren Snow attended the Citizenship Foundation National Mock Trial Final on Saturday 25th March at the Royal Courts of Justice with the team of sixth form advocates from Kings Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford. Darren has been their mentor and advocacy trainer for the last few months and despite this obvious handicap KEGS still managed to reach the national finals!!!…