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Re Somaia and the Recovery of Costs in Enforcement Proceedings in the High Court

Introduction It is clear that private prosecutors may pursue confiscation proceedings in the Crown...

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Increasing Regulation of Private Prosecutions

We are currently living in an era where private prosecutions are fast becoming commonplace. The...

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Investigatory Powers in Private Prosecutions: Hurdles and Opportunities

The tension: Greater profile, no greater powers Private prosecutions are on the up, both in terms...

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Thakrar and the Ramifications for Private Prosecutors

In Thakrar v Crown Prosecution Service [2019] EWCA Civ 874, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division)...

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Unprecedented: Adverse Inferences in Regulatory Proceedings

R (Kuzmin) v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) In a dramatic new development,...

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Minor Crime; Major Problem

Last month, the Privy Council handed down judgment in an appeal from the Disciplinary Committee...

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Court of Appeal Takes a Swipe at “Culture of Adjournment” Approach in Regulatory Proceedings

A doctor who voluntarily absents himself from his fitness to practise hearing cannot expect that the...

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A Tale of Two Leaks

Gavin Williamson, Sir Kim Darroch, and the Official Secrets Act 1989 Introduction One...

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Ensuring the Reliability of Expert Witnesses in Criminal Cases

Narita Bahra QC and Nick James of Furnival Chambers contribute to the LexisNexis Corporate Crime...

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SRA Developments in 2019

2019 has seen the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) taking an increasingly assertive approach...

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Lacking Integrity - The Waters Re-Muddied in Adetoye v The Solicitors Regulation Authority

After Wingate v SRA [2018] EWCA Civ 366 it was thought that Lord Justice Jackson had brought some...

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Sastry v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 390 (Admin)

Dr Sastry faced allegations relating to his treatment of Patient A when he was working as a...

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Unprecedented: Adverse Inferences in Regulatory Proceedings

R (Kuzmin) v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) In a dramatic new development,...

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Minor Crime; Major Problem

Last month, the Privy Council handed down judgment in an appeal from the Disciplinary Committee...

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Court of Appeal Takes a Swipe at “Culture of Adjournment” Approach in Regulatory Proceedings

A doctor who voluntarily absents himself from his fitness to practise hearing cannot expect that the...

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A Tale of Two Leaks

Gavin Williamson, Sir Kim Darroch, and the Official Secrets Act 1989 Introduction One...

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Government Consultation on Legal Aid for Families at Inquests

Introduction  The availability of legal aid for bereaved families in inquests is a hotly debated...

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Andrew Left v Securities & Futures Commission & Market Misconduct Tribunal

A Tale of Expansive Interpretation & Criminal Law in Financial Market Misconduct[1] ...

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EL KAROUT and NMC, [2019] EWHC 28 (Admin)

The Critical Distinction Between Weight and Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence In a recent...

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Do I Have to Disclose Historic Convictions?

In the matter of an application by Gallagher for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland); R (on the...

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Judging by Appearances

Introduction Mr Maitland-Hudson faced allegations of high level dishonesty. Following a long and...

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The Bar Council 2018 Law Reform Essay Competition: Not a Silver Bullet… but a Bullet Nonetheless

Ending the ban on the use of intercept material in criminal proceedings First Six Pupil Amy...

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No More ‘Manna Found on the Desert Floor’ for Insiders: The s. 271(3) Defence Revisited

In SFC v. Yiu Hoi Ying Charles, Wong Nam Marian and the Market Misconduct Tribunal [2018] HKCFA 44,...

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Frozen Assets, Third Party Rights and Disclosure

The SFC and CPSL Litigation On 29 June 2018 the Court of Appeal (Cheung, Yuen and Kwan JJA)...

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Ensuring the Reliability of Expert Witnesses in Criminal Cases

Narita Bahra QC and Nick James of Furnival Chambers contribute to the LexisNexis Corporate Crime...

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Final Closing Speech

Jackie Samuel retired from Chambers after a successful career panning over 45 years at the Bar....

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Achieving Sea-Change: Criminal Disclosure Failures

Too little, too late? As the CPS publishes its disclosure review, Narita Bahra and Fiona...

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HMICFRS Report Criticises Response to Modern Day Slavery

This month Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (‘HMICFRS)...

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Representation in section 2 CJA 1987 interviews

The Law Society yesterday issued new guidance in relation to the presence of an interviewee’s...

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Conclusion of the Hong Kong anti-money laundering consultation confirms commitment to extending enforcement 

A TEMPERATURE RISE IN ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATION In recent months there has been a steady...

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Driving to Distraction

The penalty handed to drivers caught using a mobile phone whilst driving doubled last week to an...

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Developments in Deferred Prosecution Agreements

On 8th July Leveson LJ approved an application by the Serious Fraud Office for a Deferred...

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Do Tom Hayes’ confiscation proceedings reveal a softening approach towards defendants by the Courts?

Former UBS and Citi Bank trader Tom Hayes, the only person to be found guilty in the UK of trying to...

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Changes to the Criminal Procedure Rules

On Monday 4th April 2016 the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 will be amended by the Criminal Procedure...

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Sentencing for Robbery

On 28 January 2016 the Sentencing Council published the new Definitive Guidelines for offences of...

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No Go v Bojo

Divisional Court’s Reasoning for Quashing Issue of Summons Against Boris Johnson On 3 July 2019...

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Re Somaia and the Recovery of Costs in Enforcement Proceedings in the High Court

Introduction It is clear that private prosecutors may pursue confiscation proceedings in the Crown...

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Increasing Regulation of Private Prosecutions

We are currently living in an era where private prosecutions are fast becoming commonplace. The...

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Investigatory Powers in Private Prosecutions: Hurdles and Opportunities

The tension: Greater profile, no greater powers Private prosecutions are on the up, both in terms...

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Thakrar and the Ramifications for Private Prosecutors

In Thakrar v Crown Prosecution Service [2019] EWCA Civ 874, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division)...

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SRA Developments in 2019

2019 has seen the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) taking an increasingly assertive approach...

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Lacking Integrity - The Waters Re-Muddied in Adetoye v The Solicitors Regulation Authority

After Wingate v SRA [2018] EWCA Civ 366 it was thought that Lord Justice Jackson had brought some...

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Sastry v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 390 (Admin)

Dr Sastry faced allegations relating to his treatment of Patient A when he was working as a...

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Blakely v GMC [2019] EWHC 905: Deny, Deny, Deny (But Try to Show Insight)

Everyone who practises in professional discipline faces the problem of how a registrant can...

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Case Commentary: Maguire [2019] EWHC 1232 (Admin);

The Applicability of Parkinson in a DOLS case Introduction In this Judicial Review the High...

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R (Maughan) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2019] EWCA Civ 809:

Suicide, Unlawful Killing and the Standard of Proof During the inquest into the death of Mr...

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