DWF defending criminal proceedings

Monday, 06 March 2023
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (UK time)
    • Simon MacFarlane, DWF
    • Jessica Murphy, DWF

Synopsis: Looking at the process of criminal proceedings and their impact on related civil proceedings. How defending these can have benefit to civil proceedings beyond just guilt or innocence. Including, motoring offences, health and safety offences and environmental offences.


  1. Gain an understanding of the criminal offences, which most commonly arise in related civil proceedings.
  2. Gain an appreciation of the criminal process from investigation, through court process to sentence.
  3. How defending criminal proceedings can bring benefits to civil litigation.

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