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  • 10 Dec 2018 8:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Justice minister Lucy Frazer has defended the role of call centres in the justice system during the committee stage of the Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill.

    https://www.litigationfutures.com/news/court-service-call-centres-improving-justice-says-minister

  • 03 Dec 2018 3:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Former UBS rogue trader Kweku Adoboli accuses Home Office of 'state violence' following his deportation to Ghana

    http://www.cityam.com/269740/former-ubs-rogue-trader-kweku-adoboli-accuses-home-office

  • 03 Dec 2018 3:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    British government agency said Standard Bank had complied with the terms in the agreement, the first since the SFO launched the practice in 2014

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-k-serious-fraud-office-concludes-its-first-deferred-prosecution-agreement-in-standard-bank-case-1543617627



  • 03 Dec 2018 3:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    According to law firm Clyde & Co, which has been taking a lead role in the fight against insurance fraud in UK, there is a sign that jail time is significantly more likely for fraudsters

    https://www.itij.com/story/115049/uk-courts-toughen-fraud-stance



  • 26 Nov 2018 3:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK has upheld the use of a recently introduced power to crack down on forms of wealth deemed to be suspicious.

    http://www.wealthbriefingasia.com/article.php?id=181838#.W_ri1o1LEoc#.W_ri1o1LEoc

  • 26 Nov 2018 3:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Stakeholders are unanimous in their concern that the law on confiscation is unduly complex and can hamper the effective recovery of the proceeds of crime.

    https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/project/confiscation-under-part-2-of-the-proceeds-of-crime-act-2002/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two men already sentenced over a £780,000 Brighton-based fraud against an international rail company have now had proceeds of their crimes confiscated by a court after an investigation by Sussex Police financial crime experts.

    https://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2018/11/13/brighton-fraudsters-who-conned-rail-company-of-780k-ordered-to-repay-ill-gotten-gains/

  • 12 Nov 2018 7:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The legal profession has “a real opportunity to blaze a trail” on diversity, the Lord Chancellor said

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/gauke-urges-profession-to-push-further-on-diversity


  • 04 Nov 2018 10:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former terrorism watchdog takes charge of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after months in which it has been heavily criticised for a catalogue of disclosure failings that led to cases collapsing.

    https://www.careappointments.co.uk/care-news/england/item/45456-new-cps-chief-pledges-to-build-public-trust-in-criminal-justice-system

  • 04 Nov 2018 10:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Leading QC Max Hill takes up his new role as Director of Public Prosecutions

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/max-hill-qc-joins-the-cps-as-director-of-public-prosecutions

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