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.
Article looking at the implications and rules of the law of using a mobile phone whilst driving. Everyone assumes you just can't use a mobile whilst driving - no matter what - but is this really the case? A recent case suggests not...
Article looking if it is possible to know a sentence before a plea is made. Knowing what your sentence will be can influence your defence approach. Here we look at whether it is possible and the circumstances where this may be the case.
Article looking at the new laws the Government have released, aimed at making the roads safer in the UK. We look at who they affect and what the likely implications are for motorists, passengers and other road-users.
Article looking at the new Economic Crime Plan released by the Government to help tackle and prevent economic crime. Here we look at what crime is targeted and what the implications will be.
Article looking at changes to prisoner rehabilitation and employment after prison. The Government are focusing on reducing the reoffending figures.
Article looking at changes to prisoner benefits and incentives - with more focus on good behaviour. Is this part of a "snowflake" generation or could it - as studies suggest - help reduce re-offending?
Over the last few years, we have seen many matters that would previously have been prosecuted before the criminal courts, move into the jurisdiction of other bodies. As a result, the number of Regulatory Specialists is increasing - here's why...