Practice Notes: Crime

ONS data reveals significant increase in investment fraud

Fraud related to government grants has soared

26 Jan 2022

Courts backlog: Magistrates’ given more sentencing powers

The new powers are aimed at easing pressure on the crown courts

19 Jan 2022

New breastfeeding voyeurism offence introduced

Perpetrators face up to two years' imprisonment 

05 Jan 2022

Domestic abuse reporting

The time limit for reporting has been extended

05 Jan 2022

The FCA needs to act now to prevent major financial scandals

Ben Rees explores how mis-selling and fraud can be prevented

04 Jan 2022

Whole Life Orders for murder

Umar Azmeh analyses the whole life order imposed upon Wayne Couzens for the murder of Sarah Everard

03 Jan 2022

Supreme Court decision handed down in landmark director duty case

Jane Fowler reviews the Supreme Court POCA precedent in CPS v Aquila Advisory Ltd [2021] UKSC 49

03 Jan 2022

Law Society raises concerns over covid-19 safety for lawyers in police stations

A request to revert to a more cautious police station protocol has ben refused by police

20 Dec 2021

Government launch inquiry to tackle ‘avalanche’ of fraud

Legal experts have asked whether the inquiry will lead to 'meaningful change'

06 Dec 2021

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