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Uncategorized / 24.06.2020

  In a startling announcement, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland admitted that the right to a jury trial is in his sights and might be curtailed in a few weeks time.   Before the Coronavirus pandemic, the Crown Court case backlog was approximately 39,000 cases. Since lockdown, that number...

Uncategorized / 15.06.2020

A Summer of Protest?   As we slowly exit the Covid19 'lockdown' we have seen several protests in major cities. As life moves toward a more 'normal' footing, whatever that may be, and as we enter the Summer months, protest action may likely increase.   In this article, we...

Uncategorized / 10.06.2020

  In cases where there is more than one defendant, it is a common scenario that one of more pleads guilty, perhaps at an early stage, but others continue their case to trial.   A question then arises as to whether those who have pleaded guilty earlier should...

Uncategorized / 03.06.2020

  As the Coronavirus crisis has forced almost everyone to spend more time at home, home deliveries have rocketed as people have been forced to shop online. While this means that many people will be at home to receive deliveries, there have been reports of organised...