22.05.12 Training on Non-Disclosure Applications Before the Parole Board

This free seminar to be held at Doughty Street Chambers, London is to generate discussion as to the correct approach to Applications for Non-Disclosure within Parole Board reviews.


Venue:   Doughty Street Chambers, Doughty Street, London. WC1N 2LS                             

Date:      22nd May 2012        Time: 2pm to 5pm.         3 CPD Points (TBC)

 Panel and areas covered will include:

Russell A’Court                                  Public Protection & Casework Section Manager
Terry McCarthy                                  Parole Board Head of Litigation
Phillippa Kaufmann QC                     Barrister Doughty Street Chambers
Simon Creighton                                Solicitor Bhatt Murphy
Ilid Davies                                          London Probation Trust
    • What are NDA’s and why are they used
    • Code of Practice and the “Test” of NDA’s
    • Late NDA’s and the implications for Parole Applications
    • Role of “Special Advocates” with NDA’s
    • Role & Influence of Victim Liaison and relevant guidance
    • The volume of Applications and the practical impact of NDA’s in the parole process
    • The Process for managing NDA’s
    • Perspectives of, Prisoners, Solicitors and the Parole Board in NDA’s
    • Appeals process for Prisoners where NDA’s have succeeded
    • Inappropriate Use of NDA’s
    • The Role of NOMS/MOJ and relevant probation circulars
    • Relationships between the Public Protection Casework Section, Prisoners, Solicitors and the Parole Board  in NDA’s 

This Seminar is limited to Members of the Association of Prison Lawyers, Parole Board Members and Staff, Public Protection Casework Section Staff and Probation Staff and is FREE of charge

The Flyer for this event is available here.

To book a place at this event please download your booking form here.

Doughty Street Chambers Website