Counter Fraud

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What the training covers

  • Preparation for the presence of a legal advisor
  • Who can be a legal advisor
  • How to deal professionally with a legal advisor prior to interview
  • What information must be given to the legal advisor
  • Pre interview disclosure briefing sessions
  • The Law Society guidelines on active defence
  • When and how a solicitor can make interventions
  • When and how a solicitor can advise their client
  • How to deal with any prepared statement introduced at interview
  • How to deal with representation made by the defence lawyer and to take the appropriate steps to record it
  • Deal with evidence of bad character where appropriate
  • Handle legal representatives who use active defence tactics to try and undermine your case
  • How to work with prosecution lawyers on pre-trial disclosure under the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996
  • The responsibilities of the disclosure officer under the Criminal Procedures and Investigations Act 1996
  • The disclosure officers role following a defence statement
  • How defence lawyers manage restrictions on the disclosure of unused material
  • How to recognise when defence lawyers are using active defence tactics prior to trial
  • How to handle a legal advisor at an interview in a short role play


Students receive a certificate to evidence their Continuing Professional Development.  The course is delivered by experienced and qualified Counter Fraud trainers who are subject matter experts in their field


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Contact us

Located in Dartmouth, Devon in the UK, PDA provide training both nationally and internationally.

For further information on any of our products and services please contact either Peter or Malcolm, between the hours of 8am to 8pm:

Peter Darby | 07714 216126

Malcolm Hollett | 07522 394883