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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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Abuse of process in private prosecutionsThe legal basis for an abuse of process application in the context of private prosecutionsThe legal principles...
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20th Sep
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Should a witness statement, which has been produced for a criminal trial, be disclosed in civil proceedings concerning the same issues?From a criminal...
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9th Sep
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Challenging private prosecutionsThis Practice Note explains the key themes and practical considerations to challenging private prosecutions. It should...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Sloane of RPC 2nd Sep
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Costs orders following private prosecutionsKey documentsThis Practice Note should be read in conjunction with the following documents:•the Prosecution...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Laming and Emmy Ehrenberg-Shannon of Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP 2nd Sep
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Commencing criminal proceedings—applying for the issue of a summonsAll criminal cases begin in the magistrates' court however serious the offence....
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2nd Sep
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Private prosecutions—an introductory guidePower to bring a private prosecutionA private prosecution is one brought by a private individual, company or...
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2nd Sep
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Bringing a private prosecution—practical considerationsThis Practice Note provides a summary of the key factors in bringing a private prosecution. It...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Sloane of RPC 2nd Sep
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How can a defendant challenge the magistrates’ court decision to issue a summons which had been applied for by a private prosecutor?When faced with a...
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2nd Sep
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Asset Recovery in Private ProsecutionsThis Practice Note discusses the use of restraint orders, confiscation proceedings and compensation orders in...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lamming of Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP 31st Aug
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Disclosure, confidentiality and privilege issues for private prosecutorsPrivate prosecutor’s role as a Minister of JusticeA private prosecutor is...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Cotter QC and Edmund Burge QC of 5 St Andrew’s Hill 11th Aug
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Can private prosecutions be brought in Scotland?Historically, the power of prosecution rested originally neither with the private party, nor the...
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