Furthermore, he has been invited onto the “Section 28 Local Implementation Committee” as the sole representative for the Independent Bar. The committee is headed by HHJ Warner and will oversee the implementation of recorded cross-examinations in vulnerable witness cases as envisaged by section 28 of The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.

The above committee will cover the roll-out of this new scheme in St Albans, Luton and Cambridge Crown Courts.