Practice Notes: Crime

A leap forward in corporate liability

Daniel Martin, Michael Goodwin QC & Anita Clifford consider the implications for businesses of a ‘failure to prevent economic crime’ offenc

20 Apr 2022

Criminal barristers to start protest action over legal aid reform

From Monday, criminal barristers will invoke a 'no returns' policy

08 Apr 2022

Proposed sentencing guidelines published: perverting the course of justice and witness intimidation

The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation which will run until 22 June 2022

30 Mar 2022

Government's criminal legal aid package revealed to be 'woefully inadequate'

The Law Society has withdrawn its support for the government's recently announced package of measures 

29 Mar 2022

NFT fraud on the rise in the UK says Pinsent Masons

'London is fast becoming the jurisdiction of choice for these types of fraud claims' – Pinsent Masons

28 Mar 2022

Court of Appeal increase unduly lenient sentence for kidnap of Angel Lynn

The sentence was referred for review after members of the public raised concerns

23 Mar 2022

Online Safety Bill: senior managers to be criminally liable for offences within two months of Bill becoming law

The government has announced a raft of changes to the previously published draft Bill

17 Mar 2022

Cash injection to boost pay for criminal legal aid lawyers

'It remains to be seen whether the investment will be enough to halt the exodus from criminal defence work' – Law Society president

16 Mar 2022

The rising threat of fraud

Sharon Sergeant considers the rise in fraud, scams, financial grooming and exploitation

14 Mar 2022

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