Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saving money or saving face?

Why is Chris Grayling trying to nationalise the criminal bar at a higher cost to the taxpayer? By Jenny McCartney Daily Telegraph, Politics Last updated: May 21st, 2014 Chris Grayling is embroiled in a battle with the criminal bar  (Photo: … Continue reading

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Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering – New Sentencing Guidelines

New Sentencing Guidelines published for Fraud, Bribery and Money Laundering offences sentenced after 1st October 2014.  Follow link below: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk/docs/Fraud_bribery_and_money_laundering_offences_-_Definitive_guideline.pdf

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Environmental Offences – New Sentencing Guidelines

New Sentencing Guidelines published for environmental offences sentenced after 1st July 2014. Follow link below: http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk/docs/Final_Environmental_Offences_Definitive_Guideline_(web).pdf

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Serious fraud trial halted amid legal row

Barristers threatened industrial action over government cuts to legal aid   From BBC News:   A Judge has halted a serious fraud trial after defendants claimed they could not get adequate representation because of cuts to legal aid. Alex Cameron … Continue reading

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