Mental Health Defences & Representing Clients With Mental Health Issues Webinar


In this free 1 hour webinar, Clare, Richard and Rebecca will discuss the raft of mental health defences from insanity to diminished responsibility.  We will focus upon early identification of the issues and the need for instructing the right expert at the right stage in the proceedings.

Date and Time

The webinar will be held on Monday 8 February 2021 at 1pm.

This webinar will only be available on Monday 8 February 2021 at 1pm, a recording will not be made available for viewing at a later date. This is at the speakers’ request.


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Clare Ashcroft, Garden Court North Chambers

Clare is ranked in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 as a leading junior in general crime.  She is experienced in dealing with complex and voluminous evidence which often encompasses expert evidence regarding cell site, encrypted devices, firearms and ANPR evidence.

To view Claire’s full bio, please click HERE.

Richard Brigden, Garden Court North Chambers

Richard is a criminal defence advocate with an excellent reputation.  He is ranked in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 as a leading junior in general crime.  He is involved in a wide range of work in the Crown Court, High Court (quasi criminal matters) and Court of Appeal.

To view Richard’s full bio, please click HERE.

Rebecca Filletti, Garden Court North Chambers

Rebecca specialises in criminal defence and has acted as counsel to defendants accused of the most serious criminal offences including murder, manslaughter, rape, historic sexual allegations, child cruelty, drug offences, fraud and offences relating to serious violence and firearms.

To view Rebecca’s full bio, please click HERE.

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