The Conduct of Criminal Trials in NSW

The President, Dr Ruth Higgins SC together with the President of the Law Society of NSW, Brett McGrath will chair a session on the conduct of Criminal Trials in NSW.

The speakers will address aspects of the judicial role in criminal trials; legal, ethical, and practical aspects of defence and prosecution advocacy in criminal trials; the prosecutorial independence of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the independence of the judiciary, and how those axiomatic principles intersect.

The speakers and topics are:

•             The Hon Justice Sarah Huggett, Chief Judge of the District Court of New South Wales, “Aspects of Adjudication in a Criminal Trial”

•             Helen Roberts SC, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, “Aspects of the Role of the ODPP and of a Prosecutor’s Duties”

•             Murugan Thangaraj SC, Forbes Chambers, “Aspects of Criminal Defence”

•             Georgina Namat, Solicitor Advocate, “Practical Aspects of the Prosecutor’s Role”


Please note: Only NSW barristers or members of the NSW Bar Association can register for CPD’s or webinars.


CPD Points 1.5
Date & Times Monday, June 17, 2024 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
CPD Strand Barristers' Skills, Substantive Law, Practice and Procedure, and Evidence, Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Committee Criminal Law

This CPD will be Hybrid, held in person in the NSWBA Common Room and remotely via zoom 

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