Practice Notes: Crime

The value of self-reporting

SFO v XYZ demonstrates that the approval of a deferred prosecution agreement is not merely a rubber-stamping exercise, explain John Bramhall and Jonatha

04 Oct 2016

Defence solicitors concerned by 28-day bail limit

New restriction ‘so short’ police will be reluctant to grant bail at all, predicts Hodge Jones & Alle

29 Sep 2016

Fact or fantasy?

The case of David Bryant highlights the dangers of uncorroborated victim testimony in historic sex offences, write Rupert Butler and Rachae

29 Sep 2016

A year in the life

Felicity Gerry QC reflects on the trials and tribulations of the past year, including arguing before the Supreme Court for the reversal of the law on join

29 Sep 2016

The public and profession deserve better

From irrational fee arrangements to ill-thought-out consultations on legal services, practitioners may well despair for the future of the criminal justice

29 Sep 2016

Need for evidence causes HMRC to ramp up property raids

New corporate offence of ‘failing to prevent’ tax evasion could fuel upward trend further, say

26 Sep 2016

Pillow talk

In light of Suski and Bala, is it time for parliament to divorce the spousal exemption from the law of conspiracy, asks Richar

21 Sep 2016

Malicious prosecution: A useful weapon in the armoury

Alec Samuels discusses the extension of the tort of malicious prosecution to civil, as well as criminal proceedings, i

21 Sep 2016

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