Complex and lengthy criminal trials

Over the course of 2015 a JUSTICE working party of members and invited experts chaired by Sir David Calvert-Smith was tasked with reviewing the current processes that lead to complex and lengthy criminal trials. This was in order to present a series of recommendations designed to deliver increased efficiency and effectiveness within the criminal justice processes, while maintaining the absolute right to a fair trial. 

The final report was published in March 2016 at an event kindly hosted by Simmons and Simmons LLP.

Read the full report here

Read a summary and highlights from the report in our press release