- Testing the boundaries of local authorities’ powers to investigate offences (Qualter and Others v Crown Court Preston)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Corporate Crime analysis: An instance of illegality in the sale of electricity has led councils in the north of England to pursue clarifications in the law concerning the rights of a local authority of investigate corporate crime. Chris Daw QC, Barrister at Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, outlines the context and outcomes for a case with potentially significant ramifications.
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