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Fighting for a Suspended Prison Sentence

 17th Aug 2020  News

Fighting for a Suspended Prison Sentence   In many cases, despite the fact an offence is serious enough for a custodial sentence to be imposed, this can be avoided if the court can be persuaded to suspend the pris... Read more

Sexual Offences and the Issue of Consent

 24th Jul 2020  News

Sexual Offences and the Issue of Consent   A vast number of sexual offence cases revolve around the issue of consent. In everyday terms, the 'consent issue' should be straightforward, either someone did, or did no... Read more

Trial Delays

 17th Mar 2020  News

Trial Delays   A defendant has the right to a fair trial within a reasonable time. In exceptional cases, a delay will lead to a stay of proceedings as an abuse of process.   A stay of proceedings is an extr... Read more