News and Events

26th Feb 2018News

Counterfeit Airbags Prosecution under the Trade Marks Act 1994

A car parts dealer from Dorset has been sentenced for trading in counterfeit vehicle airbags, having pleaded guilty to offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994. This is believed to be the first UK prosecution of this nature, following similar cases in North America. In November 2015, Honda Europe Ltd. commissioned the test purchase of […]

9th Feb 2018News

Inquest finds “Gross Failings” Contributed to Avoidable Death from Constipation

The inquest into the tragic death of Richard Handley, a 33-year old man with Downs Syndrome and learning difficulties who died of the complications of chronic constipation, was the subject of substantial media reporting and comment this week. Ben Rich represented the GP practice where Mr Handley was registered. The Coroner, Dr Peter Dean, heard […]