Training & Knowledge: Charlotte Watts

6th Mar 2017Blog

Driving to Distraction

The penalty handed to drivers caught using a mobile phone whilst driving doubled last week to an obligatory 6 point endorsement and a minimum £200 fine. The act of driving on a road whilst using a hand-held mobile phone or other hand-held device has been an offence since 2003 and is punishable under section 41D […]

23rd Feb 2017Newsletters

No Wrong Turn in Hong Kong – an analysis of the Chan Kam Shing decision

A landmark bid to change the law of joint enterprise in Hong Kong was unanimously rejected by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal in December 2016. The court retained and reinforced the joint enterprise principle established in the 1980s case of Chan Wing Siu v The Queen [1985 1 AC 168] and refused to adopt the decision of the UK Supreme Court that the law in relation to […]