Criminal Defence

Highly Dangerous Weapons & Sentencing

 20th Sep 2022  News

Highly Dangerous Weapons & Sentencing   When sentencing for offences of assault, the use of a weapon will always be an aggravating feature. The sentencing guideline also refers explicitly to "highly dangerous... Read more

Detention of seized cash

 16th Jun 2021  News

Detention of seized cash   HMRC seized £35,000 cash in plastic carrier bags from a Mr Mann as it was suspected he was fraudulently evading excise duty. Boxes of vodka worth around £220,000 had also bee... Read more

Criminal Justice and Coronavirus

 11th Mar 2020  News

Criminal Justice and Coronavirus   As the UK prepares to move into the 'delay phase', changes are expected to criminal justice procedure. So, what might be expected to change?   Criminal Investigations &nb... Read more

Circumstantial Evidence

 11th Mar 2020  News

Circumstantial Evidence   Circumstantial evidence is widely misunderstood, and many people cannot understand how a case can be advanced without primary evidence of wrongdoing.   To illustrate this, we can u... Read more

Data Protection - A Shifting Focus

 15th Jul 2019  News

Data Protection - A Shifting Focus    Over the last few years, we have seen many matters that would previously have been prosecuted before the criminal courts, move into the jurisdiction of other bodies. &n... Read more

Why hasn’t Michael Gove been arrested?

 25th Jun 2019  News

Why hasn’t Michael Gove been arrested?   A question on many people’s lips since the former Justice Secretary admitted to using cocaine several times earlier in his career.   So, could he face th... Read more