Everything you wanted to know about Sex (Offences)- but were afraid to ask
6-8.00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014
Hodge Jones & Allen, 180 North Gower Street, London NW1 2NB
Tutor: HHJ Peter Rook QC
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2 CPD Points ref: FG/LCCS 14.1001
Recent developments in the law governing sexual offences including:
Trials of non-consensual sexual offences
Multiple defendant sex trafficking cases
Historical abuse cases
HH Judge Peter Rook QC is the author of the leading textbook in the field of sexual offences. Preparing cases of this sort requires great care and specialist skills. This lecture will be of great assistance to both experienced practitioners and those newer to the field who seek to advance their knowledge in this area.
HH Judge Peter Rook QC is a Senior Circuit Judge who sits at the Old Bailey and from time to time in the Court of Appeal. For many years he has had a strong interest in the law relating to sexual offences and is a leading authority in this field. He lectures regularly to the Judicial College. From 2006 until 2009 he ran the Serious Sexual Offences Seminar, training judges who try sexual offences. He is Co-author of the legal textbook ‘Rook and Ward’ on ‘Sexual Offences’ (Sweet and Maxwell) the latest supplement was published in March this year. It covers all significant developments in the area over the last 3 years.He is currently chairing a committee for the Advocacy Training Council which has been set up to devise a pan profession course for ALL advocates who undertake cases involving vulnerable witnesses.