About the 2017 Conference

Professor David Ormerod QC returns to host the 14th Annual Criminal Law Review Conference and will once again deliver his annual update on the most recent updates in criminal law.

We are delighted to host our 2017 keynote speakers:

NEW FOR 2017: This year the conference will contain 2 new feature topics:

  • Updates from the Magistrate’s Court
  • Vulnerability and Section 28
  • Surveillance in a post-Snowden world

The conference will provide delegates with in-depth understanding of our annual core updates:

  1. Evidence– delivered by Professor Rudi Fortson QC
  2. Fraud and Business Crime– delivered with Clare Montgomery QC & Kathleen Harris
  3. Procedure– delivered by Professor Peter Hungerford-Welch and a panel of experts

We asked the 180+ attendees of our 2016 conference to feedback their overall experience of the event, here are some of their thoughts:


“The conference was a triumph. Beautifully organised and packed with information that was eloquently communicated

– John Tanzer, Retired Judge


I found this to be an excellent use of my training funds. It offered a very comprehensive and lively summary of the years legal developments

– Paul Lodato, Crown Prosecution Service


Key updates provided, high calibre of speakers and substantial coverage of important matters. Highly recommend conference

– Nicola Antoniou, University of East London



– Marios P. Lambis, Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QC


This conference is certainly amongst the most useful that I have attended. The delivery is comprehensive and clear, and the content proves to be very useful

– Rachel Taylor, IPCC



– Laura Manson,  Taylor Wessing


We are confident that the 14th annual conference will once again deliver the highest level of expertise, networking and knowledge sharing in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.

If you need more reasons to attend this year’s Criminal Law Review Conference just remember, you will:

  • Network with some of the top legal experts in criminal law
  • Join an ever increasing number of legal practitioners who consider this the best Criminal Law Conference available
  • Walk away with incredibly detailed notes

To view the 2016 website, including the agenda, speakers, sponsors and more please click here.

2016 delegates included:

  • 25 Bedford Row
  • 5 St Andrew’s Hill Chambers
  • 6KBW College Hill
  • ABT Advocates & Notaries Public
  • Auckland District Court
  • Baker & Mckenzie
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • Cable Software Dental Limited
  • Cartwright King Solicitors
  • Chambers of Jonathan Laidlaw QCn
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Clifford Chance
  • Cloth Fair Chambers
  • College of Policing
  • Competition and Markets Authority
  • Corker Binning
  • Criminal Appeal Office
  • Criminal Cases Review Commission
  • Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Dept. For Business, Energy, & Industrial Strategy
  • DLA Piper
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Garden Court Chambers
  • Global Investigations Review
  • Hickman and Rose
  • House of Commons
  • Inns of Court
  • IPCC
  • J B Daudu & Co
  • Lamb Building
  • Lansky, Ganzger + partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
  • Law Commission
  • Law Officers of the Crown
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Lewis Nedas Law
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Matrix Chambers
  • MOD Central Legal Services
  • National Crime Agency
  • National University of Singapore
  • Netmaster Solutions Ltd
  • Office of Criminal Prosecutions & Litigation
  • Office of The Attorney General
  • Office of the Sentencing Council
  • Polish Bar Council
  • Public Prosecution Service
  • Red Lion Chambers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Royal Courts of Justice
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Serjeants Inn Chambers
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Thames Valley Police
  • The Bailiffs Chambers
  • The Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA)
  • The Pensions Regulator
  • Tosswill & Co
  • Tribunal Judge, Judiciary of Isle of Man
  • University of Buckingham
  • University of East Anglia
  • Withers LLP