When someone charged with theft of £3000 received a harsher sentence than someone who stole £22000 – eyebrows were raised. Here we look at how circumstances surrounding an individual saw why these sentences were correct.
With recent cuts in the criminal system – the amount of delays between a crime and sentencing can have an impact on our clients. What can be done to protect our clients? Find out more about what can be done when there are delays in sentencing.
Samantha Ford received a 10 year sentence for the deaths of her twin boys. The sentence has been criticised for seeming lenient. Here we look beyond the headlines and why it is a 10 year sentence.
As the government prepares to bring us out of the EU on 31st October 2019, details have begun to emerge as to the legal and regulatory position if we leave without a deal. Some of the first information released relates to firearms, although it regrettably raises more questions than it answers.
This article looks at your right against self-incrimination. This is where you make a statement in connection to one offence and it could incriminate either yourself – or others – for a different, non-connected offence.
With AirBnB listings soaring since 2015 by 400% – an investigation is underway into a clampdown on unlawful subletting of social housing. This article looks at what the offence is and what the implications are.