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24th Mar 2017News

Businessmen cleared in Nationwide Heroin Conspiracy

On Friday 17 March 2017 at the Liverpool Crown Court the CPS formally offered no evidence against Lee Battle, a Liverpool-based businessman and entrepreneur represented by Jonathan Laidlaw QC and Christopher Ware, in a case of alleged involvement in a conspiracy to supply heroin. The decision of the Crown comes just weeks after the acquittal […]

21st Mar 2017News

Deprivation of Liberty – the saga continues

Section 178 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 inserts a new subsection into section 48 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, which defines state detention, adding the following: (2A) But a person is not in state detention at any time when he or she is deprived of liberty under section 4 or 4B […]

10th Mar 2017News

Marios Lambis successfully defends doctor accused of fraud

GMC v Dr AM Marios Lambis advised and represented a senior occupational health practitioner who had been prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service in the Crown Court for fraud in respect of what he had charged a large UK multinational company. The General Medical Council relied on the Crown Court transcripts as well as on […]