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R v Collins, Lewis and Jaffer 2022: Sentencing Police for Misconduct in Public Office

Last week the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment scrutinising the principles that apply when...

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Draft Guidelines on Sale of Knives to Persons Under the Age of Eighteen

On 1st June 2022, the Sentencing Council (“the Council”) published two draft sentencing...

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Vulnerable Victims - Sexual Offences Sentencing Guidelines

The definitive sentencing guidelines on sentencing sexual offences involves a step-by-step process...

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STARTING POINTS In Cases of Murder - Sentencing Act 2020, Schedule 21

INTRODUCTION In most sentencing exercises in cases of murder selecting the correct statutory...

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Guidance for the Accountancy Sector | Anti-Money Laundering

On 17 May 2022 the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) published the final version...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline

Gray v SRA [2022] EWHC 624: Previous findings before the SDT

Rule 32(2) of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Rules provides that the judgment of any civil...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
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General Medical Council v M [2022] CSOH 25: The proper approach to interim order extensions

The General Medical Council applied for a twelve month extension to an Interim Order of Conditions...

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Government Rejects Treasury Committee's Recommendation That A Single Law Enforcement Agency Tackle Economic Crime

The government has published its response to the Treasury Committee's 2022 report on economic crime....

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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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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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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HBOS: The final chapter?

HBOS: The final chapter? Introduction Back in late February, a hearing at the Court of Appeal...

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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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Guidance for the Accountancy Sector | Anti-Money Laundering

On 17 May 2022 the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) published the final version...

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Government Rejects Treasury Committee's Recommendation That A Single Law Enforcement Agency Tackle Economic Crime

The government has published its response to the Treasury Committee's 2022 report on economic crime....

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The Online Safety Bill

The Online Safety Bill currently making its way through the UK Parliament establishes a new...

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The Economic Crime Act 2022…A Headache For The Kleptocrats?...

Corrupt Elites and Kleptocrats: How far can the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act of...

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Greenwashing – a Minute to Midnight?

On 1st November, inside Glasgow’s SEC Centre hosting COP26, PM Boris Johnson highlighted the...

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Testosterone Guinea Pigs and lex mitior - Salazar v USADA

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) recently considered the case of Mr Salazar, the...

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The Pandora Papers – Leaks, Loopholes and Lethargy

Worldwide Disclosure The release of the Pandora Papers (“The Papers”) at the beginning of...

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From the ODT to OMG: Reaction to and an analysis of the recent takeover of Newcastle United FC

“What’s the difference between a multimillionaire new club owner and human rights?   ...

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Cryptocurrency – As the CPS prepares for a surge in fraud, the FCA begins to regulate

Cryptocurrency fraud Cryptocurrency is nothing new; Bitcoin was first created back in 2009....

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Gavin Irwin and Merry van Woodenberg explore recent developments in the field of financial and trade sanctions

Belarus sanctions: the political context and likely future development The government of Belarus...

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Blog Criminal Regulatory

Are work related Covid 19 deaths going unreported?

Under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (‘RIDDOR’)...

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Breaching Coronavirus Regulations: Parties v Protests

In the wake of party-gate and the Sue Gray report, breaching Coronavirus regulations by gathering is...

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R v Collins, Lewis and Jaffer 2022: Sentencing Police for Misconduct in Public Office

Last week the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment scrutinising the principles that apply when...

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Newsletters Criminal Defence

Draft Guidelines on Sale of Knives to Persons Under the Age of Eighteen

On 1st June 2022, the Sentencing Council (“the Council”) published two draft sentencing...

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Newsletters Criminal Defence

Vulnerable Victims - Sexual Offences Sentencing Guidelines

The definitive sentencing guidelines on sentencing sexual offences involves a step-by-step process...

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Newsletters Criminal Defence

STARTING POINTS In Cases of Murder - Sentencing Act 2020, Schedule 21

INTRODUCTION In most sentencing exercises in cases of murder selecting the correct statutory...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

Gray v SRA [2022] EWHC 624: Previous findings before the SDT

Rule 32(2) of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Rules provides that the judgment of any civil...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

General Medical Council v M [2022] CSOH 25: The proper approach to interim order extensions

The General Medical Council applied for a twelve month extension to an Interim Order of Conditions...

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Newsletters Professional Discipline
Newsletters Professional Discipline

The rejected defence: a comprehensive overview Sawati v General Medical Council [2022] EWHC 283 (Admin)

Dr Sawati faced allegations of deficient professional performance and misconduct. Of these, the...

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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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