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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 12th Jan
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The offence of possession of a bladed articleThe offence of having a bladed article in a public place can be tried in either the magistrates' court or...
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9th Nov
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Possession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his possession, whether lawfully or not,...
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Produced in partnership with Red Lion Chambers 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other measures, makes...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Kazakos QC of 2 Hare Court 12th Jan
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What is a remedial action notice?A remedial action notice is used by enforcement authorities such as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) or a local...
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9th Nov
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Voluntary bill of indictmentAn indictment may, exceptionally, be preferred (ie served on a Crown Court) by the direction or with the consent of a High...
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9th Nov
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How to identify hearsayThe definition of hearsay is contained in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003). It comprises of four essential...
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9th Nov
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Changes under CFA 2017The Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and made various changes to Part 5 of the...
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9th Nov
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Offences relating to untrue declarations etcA person commits an offence under the section 167 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (CEMA...
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9th Nov
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Searches of premises during criminal investigations may be conducted on the authority of a warrant issued by a court, or without warrant under a...
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9th Nov
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Application to dismissUnder paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (CDA 1998), the defendant may (after the date when he is...
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9th Nov
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Affray is an offence created by the Public Order Act 1986 (POA 1986). It can be tried in either the magistrates’ court or the Crown Court. The...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the Scottish government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. For information...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Findlater of Black Chambers and Stephen O'Rourke QC of Terra Firma Chambers 12th Jan
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The ‘handling’ offenceHandling stolen goods is an offence that is triable either way.The elements of the offence are:•dishonestly receiving the goods,...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) among other...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020), among other...
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Produced in partnership with Kathryn Hughes of QEB Hollis Whiteman 12th Jan

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This document reflects the UK GDPR regime. References and links to the GDPR refer to the UK GDPR (Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679) unless expressly...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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Data security is a cornerstone of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The sixth data protection principle (the integrity and...
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9th Apr
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What is the SFO?The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates serious or complex frauds and corruption that often involve an international element or...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the HSE?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health and safety in Great Britain. Its mission is to...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What is the FCA?The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial services firms operating in the UK and providing services to consumers. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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What type of police could I encounter?The police broadly investigate most offences in the UK. The police force in the UK has different divisions...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Potts of Byrne and Partners LLP 9th Apr
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HMRC can investigate suspected tax-related criminal offences in England and Wales using the powers, and subject to the safeguards, in the Police and...
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9th Apr
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In the immediate aftermath of an incident, it is of paramount consideration to have an incident management team appointed and deployed. See Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Lindsay MacNeill of BTO Solicitors LLP 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert...
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Produced in partnership with Carolina Bracken of 5 Paper Buildings 9th Apr
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Lawful authority to seize and retain property (subject to legal professional privilege) following a search of premises can be achieved in four...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It examined the data protection and personal data sharing issues arising in a...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Dan Hyde of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Badger of 6 Pump Court 9th Apr
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Preliminary stepsBefore any action is taken it is important to consider:•what is the event which has created the suspicion of fraud in the...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Phillips of 6 Pump Court 9th Apr
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Who is investigating?In our current globalised market, it is very common for multiple government agencies, across multiple jurisdictions to...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Raad, Arla Kerr and Harriet Slater of Ropes & Gray 9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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Co-operation by a corporate entity is key to obtaining a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) as both the judgments approving DPAs entered into to...
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9th Apr
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The aim of this Practice Note is to provide some guidance about how best to ensure that legal professional privilege (LPP) is maintained for the...
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Produced in partnership with Aine Kervick and Will Hayes of Kingsley Napley 9th Apr

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