18th Feb 2019
New Anti-Terrorism Powers
The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 has completed its parliamentary journey and will, in the main, come in to effect over the next few months.
The Home Secretary...
13th Feb 2019
Pensions - Time to Rethink Corporate Responsibility
The government has published proposals to punish individuals who mishandle pension scheme management. Two new offences are proposed.
The first will ta...
5th Feb 2019
Causing Death by Dangerous Driving - Sentencing Issues
In a recent case His Honour Judge Jeremy Richardson QC was faced with the task of sentencing 3 offenders for their part in causing the death of 4 people, an...
31st Jan 2019
Voyeurism and 'Upskirting' - Government Acts to Strengthen Law
The Voyeurism (Offences) (No 2) Bill completed its parliamentary journey on 15th January 2019 and will shortly receive Royal Assent. As the Act will...
28th Jan 2019
Community Protection Notices
Community Protection Notices (CPNs) are currently attracting a lot of attention from the legal community, and we have many concerns concerning the way in which they are presently bei...
2nd Jan 2019
A Simple Adjournment?
In criminal practice and procedure, you might think that the humble adjournment is a relatively simple and straightforward matter, but you would be wrong.
A little like buses, neve...