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Criminal Law Update Seminar

Date: Thursday 5th March
Venue: The Boardroom, The Optics Centre, St.Asaph Business Park, FFord William Morgan, Saint Asaph LL17 0JD
Timings: Registration 5:00 – 5:30 pm Seminar 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Free to CNWLS Members

The seminar will cover:
  •  Avoiding Disqualification from Driving – Exceptional hardship/special reasons
  • Sentencing Update – A review of newly introduced guidelines and current caselaw



Dafydd Roberts, Barrister – Dafydd is an experienced criminal barrister, called to the Bar in 1998, who defends cases of all categories of serious crime such as murder, rape and other serious sexual offences including offences committed using the internet, arson, drug driving, serious assaults and public order offences, fraud and other offences involving dishonesty, robbery and serious drug offences.

Jemma Gordon, Barrister – Jemma was called to the Bar in 2015 and is a criminal law specialist. She is instructed to represent clients at all stages of criminal proceedings in the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court defending cases such as those involving possession of drugs, violent disorder, assaults and death by dangerous driving; a case reported in the Daily Telegraph. Jemma has also successfully appealed a manifestly excessive sentence in the Court of Appeal. Jemma is experienced in dealing with vulnerable clients and witnesses.

Details and bookings

The seminar is free to attend for CNWLS members. Reserve your place by emailing Carol Draycott with the names of those attending and your firm details.

Non-members are also welcome. Places are £25 each for non-members, with payment to be made to:

Cheshire and North Wales Law Society
Bank Account:        79823513
Sort Code:              60-40-08
Reference:             Seminar 2 and your name

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Carol Draycott.