Criminal Appeals

 

Applying to the Court of Appeal – This is done by Direct Lodgement with the CACD . 28 Days from Conviction in the Crown Court [ Not from the date of sentence ]

From 1st October the CACD has implemented direct lodgement •This is covered by Part 39 of the Criminal Procedure Rules as amended •You will lodge directly at : Registrar of Criminal Appeals at the Criminal Appeal Office, Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, Email:criminalappealoffice.applications@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.ukTel:020 7947 6011/6014 DX: RCJ 44451 Strand •This handy document explains the basic requirements and importantly what limited cases the new lodgement rules do not apply to https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/docs/october-2015/2018-appeal-forms/guidance-lodging-appeals-september-2018.pdf

The Court provides in addition detailed guidance on completing the new appeal forms [ 8 pages ] to be accessed here : http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/docs/october-2015/2018-appeal-forms/ng-guidance.pdf

It is assumed you will be familiar with “A guide to commencing Proceedings in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division “ https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/727918/Guide-to-proceedings-in-Court-of-Appeal-Criminal-Division-0818.pdf

Herewith is a Powerpoint of our Recent Training Session for the Law Society during Justice week .cacd law society presentation mnewby

 

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