Assaults on Emergency Workers

 17th Sep 2018  News

Assaults on Emergency Workers   Is there a specific offence?   Until now the only specific offence has been that of assaulting a police officer. This is a summary only offence which carries a maximum of 6 m... Read more

Ben Stokes-The Route to Verdict

 28th Aug 2018  News

Why was Ben Stokes found not guilty?   Who is Ben Stokes?   He is the England cricketer who was charged with affray and acquitted by a jury.   But the video showed him hitting someone?   It di... Read more

What to expect as a witness

 17th Aug 2018  News

What to expect as a witness   If you have provided a statement for the prosecution or for the defence you may be called to court to give evidence at the defendant’s trial.   Is there help available fo... Read more

It’s health and safety gone mad!

 16th Jul 2018  News

It’s health and safety gone mad!   Or is it?   The Health and Safety Executive is the national regulator for workplace health and safety.   Interestingly, on its website, there is a page for de... Read more

Dont go out with a 'Bang'

 14th Jul 2018  News

Explosives   Rather than Guy Fawkes or his modern-day counterparts many of the recent cases involving explosives have been in relation to thefts from cash machines. The law is old but still very relevant today; it... Read more