- The changing landscape of local authority Trading Standards prosecutions? (Qualter and others v Crown Court at Preston)
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- What are the practical implications of this case?
Corporate Crime analysis: Richard Heller, barrister at Drystone Chambers and member of the LexisPSL corporate crime consulting editorial board, considers the potential impact this claim for judicial review, if successful, could have on the way regional Trading Standards services investigate and prosecute criminal offences extending beyond, or entirely, outside their geographical jurisdiction, how local Trading Standards services choose to arrange or delegate their functions, as well as their ability to obtain investigative orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002).
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