Tue 18 February | 4:30PM - 6:45PM | Your desk or on your portable device

Synopsis - more details to follow

Covering crucial core content and the latest procedural and case law developments, this seminar will provide a roadmap for bringing and arguing appeals for those who practise Criminal law.

Learning outcomes

In respect of Criminal appeals:

  • Receive a refresher and updater on jurisdiction, grounds, types and outcomes. 
  • Develop a better understanding of key topics such as bail pending appeal, and Sena in respect of Judge-alone trials. 
  • In respect of miscarriage of justice – a central factor in most criminal appeals –benefit from in-depth historical perspectives and knowledge, and become updated on the latest Court of Appeal authority on the meaning of miscarriage of justice under the Criminal Procedure Act, Wiley v R. You will likely learn about the Supreme Court's opinion of Wiley and s 232 of the Criminal Procedure Act from a judgment that is presently reserved. Learn how that test may be met by reference to commonly argued points on appeal.
  • Gain valuable pointers about practicalities, such as assembly of materials including hyperlinking and page limits. 
  • Garner judicial insights into the content and presentation of submissions, hearing dos and don’ts, and common areas for improvement.

Who should attend?

All those practising in Criminal law.


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The Honourable Justice Downs

Anne Stevens QC

Warren Pyke


Marie Dyhrberg QC