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A brief outline of the Single Justice Procedure

Posted: 05 January

What is the Single Justice Procedure? A Single Justice Procedure relates to minor summary- only offences that cannot result in a custodial sentence. For example, driving without insurance, low value shoplifting or speeding. It allows the case to be...

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Can I be prosecuted for failing to provide my password to the police?

Posted: 27 October

The police are entitled to seize and retain property for no set period of time during their investigation. They are also permitted to attempt to access the contents of a device they have seized which may include using a...

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 – What’s new?

Posted: 17 September

What is this? The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts (PCSC) Act 2022 and came in to force on 28th April 2022. The main objective surrounding the proposal of this Act was to impose further restrictions on actions such as,...

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Non-Accidental Injury and Care Proceedings

What happens after Children’s Services becomes involved? Following a referral to Children’s Services in...

- 22 April 2024

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How our Solicitors ensure clarity in settlement agreements Settlement Agreements are pivotal in resolving...

- 11 April 2024

Seizure and Retention of Property in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings.

Police powers in relation to seizure and retention of property concerning a police investigation...

- 14 March 2024