Gain a full theoretical and practical understanding of Criminal Litigation in England and Wales.

Students will be kept up to date with any changes in the law that occur during the course.

What you'll learn

  • The Criminal Law of England and Wales – Background and Sources
  • Some Common Crimes
  • The Classification of Crimes in England and Wales
  • The Rise of Out-of-Court Disposals
  • Modes of Commission of Crime
  • Evidence in Criminal Cases
  • Prosecuting Offences
  • Defences to Crimes
  • Factual and Expert Evidence
  • The Criminal Procedure Rules
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Defending persons accused of crime



Find out more
For an informal discussion on how we may help you, contact the Paralegal team on +44 (0)141 225 6700 or email

Enrolment Max 18 Months

£1,895 + VAT 

£1,495 + VAT (Members*)

*Join CLT Scotland
*Join IOP

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Level Experienced/Graduate
Jurisdiction England and Wales

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"Easy to fit the course in around work and no pressure when completing assignments. The benefits of the course are recognition from colleagues and clients."
Lynnette Berridge, Paralegal, Hopkins Solicitors LLP

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