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The poison pen letter

Soni v General Pharmaceutical Council [2020] EWHC 348 (Admin) Patient A attended a pharmacy,...

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Safeguarding and extending time limits

BB v Disclosure and Barring Service (extension of time) [2019] UKUT 366 (AAC) The Disclosure and...

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Replacing a Warning:

R (Bramhall) v. GMC [2019] EWHC 3525 (Admin) In the widely reported case of Simon Bramhall – a...

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When is strike-off all but automatic?

SRA v Mohammed Dar [2019] EWHC 2831 There has long been an issue with some regulators wanting to...

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Dishonesty re-visited

Uwen v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 3483 (Admin) On December 20th 2019, Mrs Justice McGowan...

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What is a rare and exceptional circumstance?

Gupta v GMC, [2020] EWHC 38 (Admin) In a judgment handed down last month the High Court...

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Why has there been a decline in fraud prosecutions?

(In) Action Fraud   Why has there been a decline in fraud prosecutions? Just last week the...

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The Court of Appeal upholds the first Unexplained Wealth Order

The first Unexplained Wealth Order (“UWO”) was upheld by the Court of Appeal in the case of...

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I’m frozen! The rise of the Magistrates’ Court freezing order

Having had a slow uptake by Public Authorities, in the last six months account freezing orders...

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Billions: Airbus and the future of DPA’s

The New Year has brought some much-needed positive headlines for the Serious Fraud Office...

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Anonymity Before Charge: Important Changes

Gavin Irwin outlines the key provisions of the new Anonymity (Arrested Persons) Bill On 21 January...

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The importance of giving reasons

R. (on the application of Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] 2 WLUK 180 This recent...

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The poison pen letter

Soni v General Pharmaceutical Council [2020] EWHC 348 (Admin) Patient A attended a pharmacy,...

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Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") issue statement regarding disclosure and transparency

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) has recently issued a statement reminding listed...

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The New SRA Standards and Regulations: a StaR is Born

Gavin Irwin and Helen Lavery review the demise of the SRA Handbook On 25th November 2019, the...

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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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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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Safeguarding and extending time limits

BB v Disclosure and Barring Service (extension of time) [2019] UKUT 366 (AAC) The Disclosure and...

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Replacing a Warning:

R (Bramhall) v. GMC [2019] EWHC 3525 (Admin) In the widely reported case of Simon Bramhall – a...

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When is strike-off all but automatic?

SRA v Mohammed Dar [2019] EWHC 2831 There has long been an issue with some regulators wanting to...

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Dishonesty re-visited

Uwen v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 3483 (Admin) On December 20th 2019, Mrs Justice McGowan...

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What is a rare and exceptional circumstance?

Gupta v GMC, [2020] EWHC 38 (Admin) In a judgment handed down last month the High Court...

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Why has there been a decline in fraud prosecutions?

(In) Action Fraud   Why has there been a decline in fraud prosecutions? Just last week the...

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The Court of Appeal upholds the first Unexplained Wealth Order

The first Unexplained Wealth Order (“UWO”) was upheld by the Court of Appeal in the case of...

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I’m frozen! The rise of the Magistrates’ Court freezing order

Having had a slow uptake by Public Authorities, in the last six months account freezing orders...

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Billions: Airbus and the future of DPA’s

The New Year has brought some much-needed positive headlines for the Serious Fraud Office...

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Football and Racism

It is only relatively recently that the psychological effects of racism and homophobia, such as...

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