Griffin Talks webinar

09 July 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00

Virtual Hearings: Criminal Cases

The webinar was available to watch until 24 July. 

Everything you wanted to know about the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on criminal proceedings but were afraid to ask. What are the new powers to order remote hearings in different types of criminal proceedings? How may they to be exercised and in what circumstances? What are the practicalities of remote hearings? How can jury trials be conducted safely and in accordance with social distancing guidance?

A discussion with HHJ Alice Robinson, Honorary Recorder of Croydon and Resident Judge of Croydon Crown Court, and HHJ Lana Wood a Circuit Judge at Harrow Crown Court and a leading light on the Coronavirus Act 2020 as it affects criminal court hearings.

CPD: This event could contribute to the annual CPD requirement for established practitioners (view the Bar Standards Board guidance for CPD)
Qualifying Sessions (QS): Not accredited as a QS

Griffin Talks

This is part of a webinar series delivered by key Members, Benchers and Staff of Gray’s Inn to connect with our membership.

The webinar will be run via Zoom


Open to all. 

Cost: Free

Book online via the Gray's Inn Online System (GIOS). (Non-members will be required to register for an account), 

Questions are welcome beforehand and during the sessions. Members are welcome to submit questions and suggestions for future Griffin Talks by emailing Gray's Inn