Practice Notes: Crime

International commercial law and the US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)

Dr Angelika Hellweger considers the impact of this US modern slavery law on international

14 Oct 2022

Criminal barristers end strike after government U-turn on pay

Despite suspension of the strike, concerns over the justice system remain

10 Oct 2022

What I learned from ‘the best criminal lawyer’

Pat Horan reflects on advocacy skills in criminal courts

09 Oct 2022

Effects of the ‘barristers’ strike’ on legal aid solicitors

Hollie Collinge shares her thoughts on the CBA Action’s effect on solicitors

09 Oct 2022

Bladed articles and offensive absolutism

Cathál MacPartholán provides a brief review of new laws on offensive weapons in

27 Sep 2022

Pre-recorded evidence for rape victims rolled out nationwide

The initiative aims to reduce stress for victims and witnesses and boost convictions

27 Sep 2022

Economic Crime Bill: SRA to be given greater powers under new proposals

The Law Society has concerns about the government's plans

26 Sep 2022

Barristers vote to continue strike action indefinitely

There was an upswing in particpation in the latest ballot

22 Aug 2022

Number of solicitors and firms on updated duty solicitor rota declines

The decrease reflects the general decline in lawyers choosing to practice criminal defence

18 Aug 2022

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