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1 Areas of Law Criminal Part 2 Please complete this if you are applying f approval f the Criminal jurisdiction (including duty solicit and police detention legal assistance) PART 2 Section 1 Experience in the Criminal jurisdiction Length of experience How long have you practised (post admission) in this area of law? Number of cases Please indicate the approximate number of cases in which you have appeared as counsel with substantial and active involvement within the last five years. (Where there are me than 10 in any one year, please write 10+ ) Criminal Current Year Previous Year Proceedings Categy 1 Proceedings Categy 2 Proceedings Categy 3 Proceedings Categy 4 Youth Advocate Summary Jurisdiction Guilty plea sentencing Bail, name suppression, media coverage Disclosure Status hearing Defended hearing Appeal Indictable Jurisdiction Guilty plea sentencing Bail, name suppression, media coverage Disclosure Committal Pre-trial/hearing conference, callovers Pre-trial/hearing applications Trial/Hearing Sentencing Parole proceedings Court of Appeal Supreme Court submissions Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 1 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 1 26/10/11 5:05 PM

2 PART 2 Section 2 Demonstrating your experience and competence a) Case examples You will need to complete this fm f each case example you provide (the number will be dependent on the area/s of law applied f). Case examples demonstrate your experience and competence f each area categy. Examples need to demonstrate substantial and active involvement across the range of cases. You must provide the case examples specified in the following table using the Criminal Case Example Fm: Each example must demonstrate that you had a substantial and active involvement in the case. Application f: Categy 1 Duty Solicit Categy 2 PDLA Categy 3 Number of case examples required with your application At least 3 defended hearings At least 3 defended hearings At least 3 trials on indictment befe a jury befe judge alone At least 3 trials on indictment befe a jury judge alone At least 4 Categy 3 4 matters where: (i) at least one charge carries a maximum penalty of me than 10 years imprisonment; (ii) the defendant is likely to face cumulative sentences of me than 10 years imprisonment Categy 4 Appeared as counsel in at least 4 Categy 3 4 matters where at least one of those proceedings is a categy 4 criminal proceeding b) Criminal jurisdiction Case Example Fm You will need to complete this fm f each case example you provide. Please use the additional Case Example Fm to provide further examples as required. Criminal approval requested in PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 PC 4 Duty Solicit PDLA Case details Name initials of accused Date D D / M M / Y Y Y Y Trial / Hearing Judge Prosecut Defence team Charges Criminal proceedings categy Relevant legislation Legal / Factual issues Result / Outcome Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 2 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 2 26/10/11 5:05 PM

3 Please indicate your role in the case by completing the following table. Pre-trial/hearing matters Research the law on the case Yes No approximate % of research f the case you provided % Brief witness/es Yes No Number of witnesses you briefed Total number of witnesses briefed f the case Draft documents Yes No List documents drafted: Expert Repts Other Yes No Trial / Hearing Deliver opening address Yes No Examine witness/es Lead Evidence Yes No Number of witnesses you examined Total number of witnesses examined in trial Examine police / expert witness/es Yes No Number of witnesses you examined Total number of witnesses examined in trial Cross examine witness/es Yes No Number of witnesses you cross examined Total number of witnesses cross examined in trial Deliver closing address Yes No Post Trial / Hearing Sentencing Yes No Other Yes No Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 3 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 3 26/10/11 5:05 PM

4 Describe role: What were the significant features of this case? What was your key contribution to this case? Please provide contact details f a person that can verify the infmation you have provided on your role in this case. Name Position Wk address Wk phone Business PART 2 Section 3 Wk Samples Wk samples are documents substantiating the statements made by applicants in their application fm about their experience and competence, and demonstrate substantial and active involvement in a particular area of law. Wk samples must be from the last five years. (Please remove black out details in the sample that identify the client in the case) If you are only applying f approval as a lead provider provider of specified legal services in this area of law, please only attach 2 of the following as samples of your wk. These samples should be related to the case examples you have provided. If you are applying f approval as a lead provider provider of specified legal services in this area of law and others, please only attach 1 of the following as samples of your wk. The sample should be related to the case examples you have provided. You are not required to attach a wk sample f every case example you provide. Samples can include Crespondence to client Research notes Opening address notes Witness examination notes Closing address notes Other Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 4 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 4 26/10/11 5:05 PM

5 PART 2 Section 4 Course/s completed Criminal approval requested PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 PC 4 Duty Solicit PDLA The Secretary f Justice may take into account any relevant courses successfully completed. The Secretary f Justice has determined that the following courses are relevant f the criminal area of law: Categy 1 Indicate whether you have completed the course below an equivalent course Introduction to Criminal Law Practice The Litigation Skills Programme An equivalent course that consists of most of the following components (tick relevant): Fundamentals of being a good criminal lawyer Status hearings Planning and running defended summary hearings Planning and delivering a plea in mitigation Sentencing Name suppression Bail Legal Aid Etiquette and ethics Evidence in chief Cross-examination Producing exhibits Home detention Making an objection. Discovery Please attach the course certificate/s and identify the course components covered Other (including where faculty member presented course) Relevance to area of law Categy 2 Indicate whether you have completed the course below an equivalent course How to Run a District Court Jury Trial The Litigation Skills Programme Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 5 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 5 26/10/11 5:05 PM

6 An equivalent course that consists of most of the following components (tick relevant): Discovery Disclosure Exhibits Preparing a trial notebook Developing the they of the case Pre-deposition preparation Interviewing clients Inspecting the scene Identifying the issues Conducting depositions Post-committal to pre-trial callover Brief of evidence Discussions with the Crown Late evidence Jury selection Tactics Preparing your client Trial procedure Dealing with witnesses Calling the accused Opening and closing Leading evidence Cross-examination Ethical issues. Pre-trial applications Please attach the course certificate/s and identify the course components covered Other (including where faculty member presented course) Relevance to area of law Categy 3 Indicate whether you have completed the course below an equivalent course The Litigation Skills Programme An equivalent course that consists of most of the following components (tick relevant): Leading evidence Cross-examination Producing exhibits Impeachment Examination of expert witnesses Opening addresses Closing addresses Pre-trial conferences. Please attach the course certificate/s and identify the course components covered Other (including where faculty member presented course) Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 6 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 6 26/10/11 5:05 PM

7 Duty Solicit Indicate whether you have completed the course below an equivalent course The Duty Solicit Training Programme An equivalent course that consists of most of the following components (tick relevant): Self-directed reading and preparation f the role of duty solicit Accompanying and observing experienced duty solicits f at least five half-days Practising giving advice by wking through realistic scenarios Being observed and assessed while appearing as a duty solicit Sitting an open-book examination Practising and improving advocacy skills. Please attach the course certificate/s Other (including where faculty member presented course) Relevance to area of law Areas of law Criminal_VERSION 2 Page 7 / MOJ Part 2-Areas of Criminal Fm_4jb.indd 7 26/10/11 5:05 PM

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