The Family Law Awards were launched by Jordan Publishing to recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements. The awards ceremony will be held on the 23 November 2016. For more information please visit http://www.familylawawards.com/About-the-Awards        Helen comes with a breath of experience in child care and related […]Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Many defence lawyers will recognise some of these names: Lindiwe Mutede, Liliane Makuwa, Alica Chiwanga, Wendy Chengetayi, Margaret Boateng, Rosiene Carneiro, Paris Osato, Rita Nenartoniene, Jacinta Kinbunyi, Valerie Ovieriakhi, Ruth Abumhere, Cynthia Acheampong. Ten years of cases reviewed in the Court of Appeal (2005-2015)[1], a line of Jurisprudence concerning cases of […]Continue reading

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Our client acquitted after trial. Alleged to be one of five involved in a high value fraud. Terrific preparation and attention to detail (telephone evidence was key) and great work in trial by Martin McCarthy of Farringdon Chambers.

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The offence of ‘squatting in a residential building’ has been in force since 1st September 2012 and our professional involvement in a current prosecution causes us to ask:  what is the price of prosecuting the homeless? Before implementing this law there existed numerous civil and criminal law powers to assist landlords or tenants to seek […]Continue reading

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We are delighted to confirm the acquittal of our client David Millward yesterday at the Nottingham Crown Court following a tragic railway accident on 22 January 2014.  Mr Millward was accused of failing in his duty under section 7 (a) of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, to take reasonable care for the […]Continue reading

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The aim of this blog is to highlight the paradox which prevents a very significant group of consumers of government funded criminal legal aid services from choosing the client/solicitor relationship they do want and from escaping one they do not want. This is best illustrated by a simple example: Mr D is arrested for murder. […]Continue reading

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