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Criminal Law Conference 2018




Law Society of Tasmania

CPD Points



Wrest Point

Sandy Bay Road Hobart, Tasmania 7000

CPD Points: 6.5 (SL, PS, PM and E) which includes the option to receive one of the recorded concurrent sessions 

Accommodation: Coming soon - LST member accommodation rates at the Conference venue - Wrest Point. 


Who should attend

Criminal Law Practitioners | Barristers | Litigation Lawyers | Early Career Lawyers interested in Criminal Law


Registration includes:

  • Attendance at all conference sessions (plus a recorded session)
  • Lunch and afternoon tea
  • Post-conference drinks
  • Papers
  • Entry into Business Card Draw, proudly sponsored by Stewart Title



10.00am    Registration and coffee/tea on arrival

10.15am    Welcome and Opening + Update Criminal Law Year in Review Jackie Hartnett

10.45am    Effective Cross-Examination Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, Sarah McNaughton SC

11.30am     Preliminary Proceedings - Do they Fulfil Their Intended Purpose? TBC

12.15pm    Lunch

1.00pm      Concurrent A  - Police Procedure - The Custody and Charge Room (Early Career Practitioner) Inspector Craig Joel

1.00pm      Concurrent BPolice Procedure in Investigations 

1.45pm      Identifying Errors in the Sentencing Process TBC

2.30pm      Defending Your Sanity Dr Bob Murray

3.15pm      Afternoon Tea

3.45pm     Use of ID Evidence from Social Media (incl. CCTV footage ID, Voice ID from Phone Intercepts) The Hon. Stephen Estcourt 

4.30pm     Ethics in Cross-Examination - Panel Session, including The Hon. Stephen Estcourt and Chief Magistrate Catherine Geason. Moderated by Fabiano Cangelosi

5.15pm      Closing Remarks followed by drinks


Looking for accommodation in Hobart?  Click here to view LST member accommodation rates - accommodation is scarce in March so book soon to avoid disappointment.  
Please quote 'Law Society rate'.


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