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Possession with intent to supplyPossession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his...
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 19th May
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Absolute and conditional dischargeThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that...
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19th May
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AutomatismDefinition of automatismAn act is done in a state of automatism if it is done by the body without control by the mind, (eg it is a spasm or...
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19th May
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What happens when a client receives a custodial sentence?This Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales...
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Produced in partnership with Flora Page of 23 Essex Street 19th May
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Community order requirementsThis Practice Note reflects the procedural code for sentencing offenders in England and Wales (Sentencing Code) that...
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19th May
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Threats to killThe offence of threats to killThe offence of threats to kill is an offence which can be tried in the magistrates' court or the Crown...
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19th May
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Privilege against self-incriminationBackgroundThe concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley LLP 19th May
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Defence disclosure in criminal proceedings—defence statements and defence witness noticesThe Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Thomas of 2 Hare Court and David McNeill of 5 St Andrew's Hill 19th May
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Indecent images of childrenThe criminal offencesThe Protection of Children Act 1978 (PCA 1978), the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (CJA 1988) and the...
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19th May
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Applying for the return of seized cashApplication by the person from whom the cash was seizedWhen cash has been seized, an application can be made by...
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19th May
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False accounting and false statements under TA 1968False accountingA person who falsifies or conceals information required for an accounting purpose,...
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19th May
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Fraud by failure to disclose and abuse of positionFraud by failure to disclose information while under a legal duty to do so An offence of fraud by...
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19th May
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Controlling or coercive behaviour offencesWhat is domestic abuse?There is no statutory offence of domestic violence or domestic abuse, however, it...
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19th May
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NMC disciplinary processNursing and Midwifery CouncilThe Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the regulatory body for all nurses and midwives...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 19th May
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Witness intimidationIntimidation of witnesses and jurorsIntimidation of witnesses and/or jurors is an offence under section 51 of the Criminal Justice...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of 3 Paper Buildings 19th May
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Extreme pornographyPossessing extreme pornographySimple possession of extreme pornography is an offence under section 63 of the Criminal Justice and...
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19th May

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Dealing with dawn raids by the policeWhat type of police could I encounter?The police broadly investigate most offences in the UK. The police force in...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 17th Sep
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Dealing with dawn raids by HM Revenue & CustomsWhat is HMRC?HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is responsible for the administration and collection of...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne 17th Sep
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Dealing with dawn raids by the Competition and Markets AuthorityBrexitAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of PCB Byrne and Sam Russell of PCB Byrne 17th Sep
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Data protection and internal investigationsIncreasingly organisations are being required to conduct investigations to meet their legal obligations....
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17th Sep
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Managing personal data breachesData security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection...
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17th Sep
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HMRC criminal investigations and dawn raidsHMRC can investigate suspected tax-related criminal offences in England and Wales using the powers, and...
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17th Sep
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HMRC information powersThis Practice Note is about HMRC's powers to obtain documents and information in order to check a person’s tax position or...
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17th Sep
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HMRC inspection powersThis Practice Note is about HMRC's powers to inspect business premises in order to check a person's tax position, and the...
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17th Sep
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HMRC data-gathering powersHMRC's information powers in Schedule 36 to the Finance Act 2008 (FA 2008) (see Practice Note: HMRC information powers) are...
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17th Sep
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FCA and PRA disclosure issues—one minute guideLexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information on all...
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Produced in partnership with Brown Rudnick 17th Sep
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FCA and PRA search and seizure powers and dawn raidsLexis®PSL Financial Services FCA/PRA Enforcement Database: This incorporates detailed information...
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Produced in partnership with Sara Cody of Linklaters 17th Sep
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Health and safety crisis management—a UK practical guideIn the immediate aftermath of an incident, it is of paramount consideration to have an...
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Produced in partnership with Lindsay MacNeill of BTO Solicitors LLP 17th Sep
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Local authorities—powers to investigate environmental crimeWhen do local authorities investigate environmental offences?Environmental offences cover a...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 17th Sep
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Self-reporting corporate offencesSelf-reporting is the process by which a business can report to law enforcement agencies upon its discovery of...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Dent (Barrister) of 5 St Andrew’s Hill 17th Sep
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Legal professional privilege in criminal proceedingsThe aim of this Practice Note is to provide some guidance on the principles of legal professional...
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Produced in partnership with Áine Kervick of Kingsley Napley and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley 17th Sep
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Surveillance and intelligence gathering powers of the FCAThe Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Hanstock of Cornerstone Barristers 17th Sep
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Financial Conduct Authority interviews and production of documentsFinancial Conduct Authority interviewsThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock, Tom Hickey and Fred Kelly of White & Case LLP 17th Sep
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Practical steps in a bribery investigation—UK and US perspectivesWho is investigating?In our current globalised market, it is very common for multiple...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Raad, Arla Kerr and Harriet Slater of Ropes & Gray 17th Sep
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Improvement and Prohibition Notices under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974Enforcement of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...
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Produced in partnership with James Purnell, Abigail Cohen and Lia Moses of Henderson Chambers 17th Sep
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Natural England—powers to investigate environmental crimeWhen does Natural England investigate?There is an overlap between the responsibilities of the...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 17th Sep

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