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Another Extradition victory for LW - Article 3 and Assurances

On 30 October 2020, District Judge Hamilton discharged our client from a European arrest warrant issued by Romania, seeking his return to stand trial for two aggravated burglaries, carrying a maximum term of ten (10) years’ imprisonment. The...

A VICTORY FOR JUSTICE

Our team have been successful in resisting the extradition of a 40-year-old man to Poland. The EAW was accusatory in nature and sought surrender for offences concerning the allegations of fraud. On 24 September, District Judge Ezzat discharged our client, a...

COVID-19 and Settlement Agreements

During the COVID-19 pandemic we are still operating as usual and offering advice and assistance for employment issues. We are in a time where across the board businesses are in uncertainty, it is important to consider your position as an employer and/or an...

Making Representations to the DBS

Jo a health support worker had been accepted onto a University Course to train as a nurse. She had a conviction that was disclosed by her to the University before being accepted onto the course. DBS checks had been carried out at the time and the University...

Man faces extradition in case of mistaken identification

In March 2020, our client was discharged from a European arrest warrant issued by Germany, seeking his return for online fraud offences amounting to EUR 100,000. We submitted on our client’s behalf that it was in the interests of justice for the...

Article 8 extradition success for Lansbury Worthington

Our team have been successful in securing the discharge of a 73-year old woman to Poland. She was discharged under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.   Right to private and family life Article 8 provides that everyone has a right...

Wife's interests lead to rejection of Czech extradition request

Wife’s interests lead to rejection of Czech extradition request for £175,000 fraud On 21 February 2020, DJ Radway discharged our client from a European arrest warrant seeking his return for 24 instances of fraud or attempted fraud in the Czech...

Local Authority Prosecutions

The local authority has the power to prosecute in respect of a number of types of crime. This could be certain types of benefit fraud, fly-tipping, fraudulent use of a blue badge, health and safety offences, noise nuisance, irregular school attendance,...

Will Coronavirus Be a 'Get out of Jail' Card?

Before a prosecution is commenced, the Crown Prosecution Service must apply two distinct tests. The first is whether there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction; If not, the case does not proceed further. If there is sufficient...

Expert Evidence

Expert evidence is used to provide information to the court, which is likely to be outside of the knowledge of the magistrates, judge or jury. Opinion evidence can be given if the expert is qualified to provide such an opinion. Duty of an expert witness ...
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