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Complex Cases - how to achieve successful outcomes

24th March 2016 at 13:37:03

Complex Cases – how to achieve successful outcomes   Excellent outcomes are achieved with tireless and thorough reparation. In complex fraud cases there may be many thousands of pa... [more]

 

Taxi Licence Renewal

26th February 2016 at 15:33:55

Taxi Licence Renewal Because taxi driver had been convicted of two Road Traffic Act offences which had attracted 8 penalty points the Council were not satisfied that the applicant was a fit and pro... [more]

 

CRIME indecent images/videos of children

19th October 2015 at 15:41:42

Our Higher Court Advocate recently represented a mature individual with no previous convictions who faced 6 counts of downloading indecent images of children – some of the most serious kind in c... [more]

 

Drunk in Charge

25th September 2012 at 09:10:18

Drunk In Charge   Discretionary Disqualification  Exceptional Hardship D. Was consuming alcohol in his car in a supermarket car park after a long journey of some 250 miles. He was su... [more]

 

Affray or not Affray

24th September 2012 at 15:41:42

    Affray or not Affray? In the Crown Court our Higher Court Advocate filed a written Legal Argument against a charge alleging Affray raised by CPS after D. had pleaded Guilty to causi... [more]

 

Contested careless driving summons

13th March 2012 at 09:30:51

In the local Magistrates' Court we recently represented a client on a contested careless driving summons.  He got Legal Aid and was found not guilty.  He had driven from a side road into the... [more]

 

Benefit Fraud

25th January 2012 at 09:26:12

How to deal witha benefit fraud interviewIf the office which pays your benefits or tax creditssuspects that you may have committed a criminaloffence with your benefits, they may write and askyou to ... [more]

 

Contested Careless Driving

25th January 2012 at 09:20:49

In the local Magistrates' Court we recently represented a client on a contested careless driving summons.  He got Legal Aid and was found not guilty.  He had driven from a side road into... [more]

 

Crown Court Result

10th January 2012 at 16:47:16

We have been acting for a man facing charges of rape and other sexual offences. He always denied it.   After a 5 day trial he was found not guilty on all charges. Another great result... [more]

 

News

3rd January 2012 at 11:41:53

In Charge : the Defence      If you are only charged with being 'In Charge' of your motor vehicle you may be able to argue a defence provided by law that there is no likelihood... [more]

 

Crown Court

3rd January 2012 at 11:40:04

R v Defendant. D pleaded guilty to assault ABH on 2 people with a metal baseball bat. He also pleaded guilty to possessing an offensive weapon (the baseball bat). Bad bruising to legs and backs was ... [more]

 

Serious changes to the structure of Legal Aid in the pipeline

26th October 2011 at 09:34:45

There are serious changes to the structure of legal aid in the pipe line. As the object is to save money by the Government it is inevitable that legal aid will be cut back. This will be achieved 2 w... [more]

 

Truro Crown Court

5th September 2011 at 10:24:07

September 2011 : Truro Crown Court The Defendant was charged with Section 20 of the Offences against the Persons Act 1861; Grievous Bodily Harm, which included an eye wound requiring 8 stitche... [more]

 

Crown Court Sentencing Case

25th August 2011 at 14:06:19

Crown Court Sentencing Case - The possession of 5.5 kilos of cannabis with some dealing.  It was the first offence aged 60 years.  Custody a serious possibility. Sentence - 12 months impris... [more]

 

How to deal with a benefit fraud interview

23rd March 2011 at 08:57:21

How to deal witha benefit fraud interviewIf the office which pays your benefits or tax creditssuspects that you may have committed a criminaloffence with your benefits, they may write and askyou to ... [more]

 

NEWS

11th March 2011 at 13:39:37

In Charge  The Defence    If you are only charged with being 'In Charge' of your motor vehicle you may be able to argue a defence provided by law that there is no likelihood of you d... [more]

 

NEWS

11th March 2011 at 13:37:35

R v Defendant. D pleaded guilty to assault ABH on 2 people with a metal baseball bat. He also pleaded guilty to possessing an offensive weapon (the baseball bat). Bad bruising to legs and backs was ... [more]

 

NEWS

11th March 2011 at 13:35:52

There are serious changes to the structure of legal aid in the pipe line. As the object is to save money by the Government it is inevitable that legal aid will be cut back. This will be achieved 2 w... [more]

 

ABUSE OF PROCESS ARGUMENT ON BEHALF OF DEFENDANT

31st January 2011 at 16:01:33

In East Cornwall Magistrates' Court                           &... [more]