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Has Fleischmann been put in its proper place? PSA v GDC & Naveed Patel [2024] EWHC 243 (Admin)

It is nearly twenty years now since Alexander Fleischmann, a dentist, was struck off after the...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Insight and ‘conduct fundamentally incompatible with continued registration’: PSA v NMC and Kadiatu Jalloh [2023] EWHC 3331 (Admin)

In PSA v NMC and Kadiatu Jalloh [2023] EWHC 3331 (Admin), the Administrative Court allowed the...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

What is a mistake of fact?

DBS v RI [2024] EWCA Civ 95 Inclusion on the barred list(s) may be appealed to the Upper Tribunal...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Why should we not believe her?

Kihembo v DBS [2023] EWCA Civ 1547 Why would they lie? We are all familiar with the oft-repeated...

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YOUTH SENTENCING: A NEW APPROACH

It has long been recognised that youths in the criminal justice system require a different approach...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Collateral use by investigating authorities

Disputes and investigations giving rise to proceedings in both the criminal and civil...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Are the medical regulators waking up to the nightmare of taking oral evidence from witnesses abroad?

As a witness faced with giving oral evidence to a court or tribunal you will be told how long...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

An Improper Pursuit: R (On the application of The Chief Constable of Cleveland Police) v A Police Misconduct Panel (Interested Party: PC Paul...

Yet another successful judicial review by a police force of the findings of the police misconduct...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Junior doctor’s appeal against factual findings of sexual misconduct dismissed and limited weight afforded to good character: Shabir v General...

In a judgment handed down on 13 July 2023, Mrs Justice Hill dismissed Dr Shabir’s appeal under s40...

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Articles

YOUTH SENTENCING: A NEW APPROACH

It has long been recognised that youths in the criminal justice system require a different approach...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Offences under the Companies Act 2006: reversing the burden of proof

The Companies Act 2006 creates a number of criminal offences.  Some of these are subject to...

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Articles Private Prosecution

“He’s checking his list; he’s checking it twice.…”

A festive reminder to dot your i’s and cross your t’s when starting a private prosecution. Just...

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Articles Private Prosecution

Private Prosecutions and the Need for Compelling Reasons Not to Issue a Summons

The Queen on the application of Smith-Allison v Westminster Magistrates' Court (Defendant) and Mark...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Summonses & Settlements: A Road Map Through the Thicket

Guidance from the High Court on the duty of candour in applying for a criminal summons; abuse of...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

[Dr] No risk of dissipation - Les Ambassadeurs Club Ltd v Yu

The test for “a real risk of dissipation” has been clarified by the Court of Appeal in an...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

New Sentencing Guidelines for unauthorised use of a trade mark by individuals and organisations

Introduction The unauthorised use of a trade mark is an "unfamiliar offence"[1] which rarely...

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Articles Sports Law

Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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Articles Professional Discipline

R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46

In the landmark ruling of R (on the application of Maughan) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for...

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Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Gavin Irwin reviews the recent surge in enforcement activity at the Financial Conduct Authority

After Konstantin Vishnyak’s acquittal at Southwark Crown Court, on 28 September 2020, for...

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Articles Private Prosecution

2 Hare Court Private Prosecution Newsflash

Justice Select Committee Report Published – Safeguards in Private Prosecutions Gavin Irwin...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Collateral use by investigating authorities

Disputes and investigations giving rise to proceedings in both the criminal and civil...

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Blog Sports Law

The Online Safety Bill: A clean bill of health?

Introduction The Online Safety Bill received Royal Assent on 26 October 2023, becoming the Online...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

The saga of the innocent administrator: R (on the application of Palmer) v Northern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court

It is probably right to say that not many cases that started life in the Northern Derbyshire...

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Blog Sports Law

Crossing the Line – How to protect against online abuse

The RWC Final at the Stade de France on 28 October was perhaps not the final many rugby fans wanted....

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Blog Sports Law

SHOULD ALL BETS BE OFF?

The recent publicity around The FA’s unpublished policy which permits some club owners to bet on...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

The LIBOR Question

Just before eleven o’clock every morning, sixteen individuals each sitting at their respective...

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Blog Private Prosecution

Section 17 costs from central funds – an increasingly sticky wicket for prosecutors and the LAA

The recovery of costs incurred by private prosecutors from central funds is permitted under section...

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Blog Sports Law

Sportspeople and advertising - a gamble worth taking or a recipe for an early bath?

In October 2022, the Committees of Advertising Practice (‘CAP’) updated the Advertising Codes to...

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Blog Private Prosecution

The Criminal Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules (S.I. 2022/815): subtle but important changes

There is of course nothing more exhilarating than amendments to the Criminal Procedure Rules: the...

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Blog Sports Law

SANCTIONS FOR RACIST ABUSE: AN UPDATE

Paul Renteurs considers the new legislation aimed at cracking down on those who spread racist abuse...

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Blog Private Prosecution

Failing to seek permission – a salutary tale

Before applying for a summons, every private prosecutor needs a checklist to ensure compliance with...

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Blog Sports Law

No short-cuts: a lesson for sports regulators

Yves Jean-Bart v FIFA (CAS 2021/A/7661) On 14 February 2023 The Court of Arbitration for Sport...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Has Fleischmann been put in its proper place? PSA v GDC & Naveed Patel [2024] EWHC 243 (Admin)

It is nearly twenty years now since Alexander Fleischmann, a dentist, was struck off after the...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Insight and ‘conduct fundamentally incompatible with continued registration’: PSA v NMC and Kadiatu Jalloh [2023] EWHC 3331 (Admin)

In PSA v NMC and Kadiatu Jalloh [2023] EWHC 3331 (Admin), the Administrative Court allowed the...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline

What is a mistake of fact?

DBS v RI [2024] EWCA Civ 95 Inclusion on the barred list(s) may be appealed to the Upper Tribunal...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Why should we not believe her?

Kihembo v DBS [2023] EWCA Civ 1547 Why would they lie? We are all familiar with the oft-repeated...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Are the medical regulators waking up to the nightmare of taking oral evidence from witnesses abroad?

As a witness faced with giving oral evidence to a court or tribunal you will be told how long...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

An Improper Pursuit: R (On the application of The Chief Constable of Cleveland Police) v A Police Misconduct Panel (Interested Party: PC Paul...

Yet another successful judicial review by a police force of the findings of the police misconduct...

Read More
Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Junior doctor’s appeal against factual findings of sexual misconduct dismissed and limited weight afforded to good character: Shabir v General...

In a judgment handed down on 13 July 2023, Mrs Justice Hill dismissed Dr Shabir’s appeal under s40...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Interim Order decisions on review must be consistent with earlier decisions in the case: Cook v General Medical Council [2023] EWHC 1906 (Admin)

On 22 May 2021, Dr Cook sent an email to the General Medical Council informing them that he had been...

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Articles Sports Law

Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge

In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The...

Read More
Articles Business Crime & Financial Services

Technology & Strategic Export Controls

Do you need a licence to send your technology abroad? In this webinar, hosted by DAC Beachcroft,...

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