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National guidance issued to prevent exploitation on county lines

National guidance has been issued to police forces and other professionals directed at preventing the exploitation of...

22nd October 2021

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions successfully appeals whether the administration of the childcare element of universal credit is discriminatory to women or irrational

Clair Dobbin QC and Ruth Kennedy (11 KBW) acted for the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in her successful appeal on...

21st October 2021

Education Workforce Council succeeds on first statutory appeal

Kitty St Aubyn represented the Education Workforce Council of Wales in the High Court in Cardiff on 7 October. This was...

19th October 2021

Stalking Protection Order granted for 5 years in relation to Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (aka Tommy Robinson)

Ryan Dowding acted alone for the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis in a successful application for a Stalking...

14th October 2021

Metropolitan Police officer cleared of causing moped rider’s death during chase

Alisdair Williamson QC and Edmund Gritt secured complete acquittals for a serving Metropolitan Police officer accused of...

12th October 2021

Met Police Officers Cleared in Police Shooting Case

Two Metropolitan Police officers have been cleared today in relation to a police shooting. Following an investigation by the...

11th October 2021

National Westminster Bank PLC Pleads Guilty

NatWest Bank Plc pleaded guilty today to three offences contrary to the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, in a case brought...

7th October 2021

Rachel Barnes chairs the Global Investigations Review Sanctions Roundtable

GIR brought together OFAC and OFSI officials and prominent sanctions and export control practitioners in Washington, DC and...

10th September 2021

Publication of IICSA report into religious organisations

Following hearings in 2020, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its report into Child Protection in...

2nd September 2021

Jake Rollinson found guilty of the murder of Joe Whitchurch

Following a 2 week trial at Nottingham Crown Court, Jake Rollinson was found guilty of murder. Mr Rollinson, a small time...

2nd September 2021