Training & Knowledge: Sapandeep Singh Maini-Thompson

12th Jan 2022Blog

USA successfully appeals Assange case

In Government of the United States v Julian Assange [2021] EWHC 3313 (Admin), the High Court allowed the appeal of the United States of America against the ruling of Westminster Magistrates’ Court, thereby permitting the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the US where he faces criminal charges relating to the unlawful obtaining and publication of classified […]

4th Nov 2021Newsflash

Government Responds to Coroner Service Inquiry Report: what changes to the inquest process can we expect?

In May 2021, Parliament’s Justice Select Committee published its report on the Coroner Service, proposing a series of reforms for improving the bereaved person’s experience of the inquest process. In September 2021, the government published its response. In short, change is in motion. Further adjustments can also be expected after the government responds to the […]

29th Mar 2021Blog

Fraud during the pandemic: might the government amend its Online Safety Bill?

The Covid pandemic has proven exceptionally lucrative for fraudsters. Statistics measuring the scale of financial loss vary because they capture different forms of loss. Whatever the precise figures may be, according to the Office for National Statistics, 4.4 million people in the UK said they had been the victim of fraud in 2020, losing £2.3 […]