General Crime

The Cut-Throat Defence

 9th Sep 2019  News

The Cut-Throat Defence   A cut-throat defence is where one defendant gives evidence that is damaging to a co-defendant's case, sometimes going as far as directly accusing the other person of the crime, while typic... Read more

To Air B and B or not to Air B and B-Subletting

 8th Aug 2019  News

Local Authorities Get Tough on Sub-letting   As Airbnb listings in London soar to 80,000, up 400% from 2015 figures, Westminster Council is cracking down on those who use the site to unlawfully sublet social housi... Read more

Prison rehabilitation and employment

 22nd Jul 2019  News

Prison rehabilitation and employment   Recently the government announced incentives for prisoners in custody focussing on positive reinforcements. In doing so, the longer-term aim is to assist rehabilitation and p... 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

Disqualified Directors

 26th Jun 2019  News

Disqualified Directors   Recently, three men from Halifax were convicted after one of them was found to have run a company whilst disqualified. The other two were convicted of assisting him.   If you're thi... Read more