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Time-limits in asset forfeiture proceedings – high time for clarity?

Since the jurisdiction to freeze bank accounts and seize specific listed assets was introduced to...

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Prosecutions for racist abuse: the Spanish experience

Sarah Przybylska considers the prosecution of three Valencia supporters for their racist abuse of a...

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The collateral use of evidence served in criminal proceedings – is it permissible?

The position on the collateral use of unused material disclosed in criminal proceedings is clear. ...

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Something in the water? Contaminants and Anti-Doping Regulations

On Tuesday 21 May Lizzy Banks, a 33 year-old professional cyclist who competed at international...

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PSR points deductions – a guide to the lack of guidance

This was the season of the points deduction.  Specifically, the first season of points deductions...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

“A handbag? Sanctions in the luxury goods sector”

Gavin Irwin focuses on Russia and explores the risks of non-compliance with financial and trade...

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CPS INSPECTORATE REPORT PUBLISHED INTO THE SFO’S HANDLING OF DISCLOSURE

On 30 April 2024 HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (“HMCPSI”) published a report on its...

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Prosecutions under the Companies Act 2006: Essential Points for Defence Practitioners - by Christopher Coltart KC

Lurking within the Companies Act 2006 are numerous strict liability offences, which are coupled with...

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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...

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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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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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TICKET TOUTS

Views vary widely on the practice of ticket touting.  To some, touts are the epitome of free...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Time-limits in asset forfeiture proceedings – high time for clarity?

Since the jurisdiction to freeze bank accounts and seize specific listed assets was introduced to...

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Blog Sports Law

Prosecutions for racist abuse: the Spanish experience

Sarah Przybylska considers the prosecution of three Valencia supporters for their racist abuse of a...

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Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

The collateral use of evidence served in criminal proceedings – is it permissible?

The position on the collateral use of unused material disclosed in criminal proceedings is clear. ...

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Blog Sports Law

Something in the water? Contaminants and Anti-Doping Regulations

On Tuesday 21 May Lizzy Banks, a 33 year-old professional cyclist who competed at international...

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Blog Sports Law

PSR points deductions – a guide to the lack of guidance

This was the season of the points deduction.  Specifically, the first season of points deductions...

Read More
Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

“A handbag? Sanctions in the luxury goods sector”

Gavin Irwin focuses on Russia and explores the risks of non-compliance with financial and trade...

Read More
Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

CPS INSPECTORATE REPORT PUBLISHED INTO THE SFO’S HANDLING OF DISCLOSURE

On 30 April 2024 HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (“HMCPSI”) published a report on its...

Read More
Blog Business Crime & Financial Services

Prosecutions under the Companies Act 2006: Essential Points for Defence Practitioners - by Christopher Coltart KC

Lurking within the Companies Act 2006 are numerous strict liability offences, which are coupled with...

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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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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...

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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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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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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...

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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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