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Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authorities' Approach to Fisheries Prosecutions

Inshore fishing forms a major part of the UK fishing industry. But the environmental impact of fishing and management of fishing stocks has been a source of great concern in recent decades. As such, fishing is a highly monitored and regulated industry. ...

WeLeakInfo - 21 arrested for cybercrime offences

In December 2020, the National Crime Agency (NCA) arrested 21 people across the UK identified as customers of an online criminal marketplace that sold personal information stolen from data breaches. The website, WeLeakInfo, was taken down in January 2020...

Increase in reported cases of domestic violence during COVID-19 pandemic

Police have recorded a growing number of domestic abuse-related offences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has fuelled speculation that factors such as being confined in close quarters and the additional stress from the impact of the pandemic are driving an...

Three arrested over Bounce Back Loan Scheme fraud with 60% expected to remain unpaid

Three people were arrested in Birmingham last month for fraudulently claiming £145,000 from the UK government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Officers from the National Investigation Service (NATIS) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) carried out...

Applying to the Magistrates' Court to Reduce your Driving Disqualification Term

Being disqualified from driving can severely limit your life in many ways and, beyond the inconvenience of being unable to drive, reobtaining your licence may be of critical importance. For example, you may have been prevented from taking up employment...

HMRC Investigate Thousands of Businesses for Furlough Fraud

HMRC has stated that it is looking into around 8,000 reports of furlough fraud received through its anonymous hotline. While the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (or Furlough Scheme) has helped millions of businesses keep their employees on the payroll...

Need Advice about EncroChat? Our Criminal Defence Solicitors Can Help

Law enforcement agencies such as the National Crime Agency (NCA) have successfully infiltrated encrypted communications network, EncroChat. Although using encrypted communication services and devices is not in itself illegal – for example, WhatsApp...

Kate Green at the forefront of proactive criminal defence

R - v - T Our client, a man in his 50s and a former soldier, faced multiple charges of  indecent assault. Kate Green's investigative approach and robust preparation of his defence, proved effective once again. After deliberating for just four...

Ewa Russell shines in the Magistrates' Court for Renshaw Derrick

At Renshaw Derrick we pride ourselves on achieving the best results for clients, whether it is protecting their interests in the police station, or representation in the Law Courts. Senior advocate and solicitor Ewa Russell is known for her thorough...

Dwayne Lewis exhibits extraordinarily high acquittal rates

Partner Dwayne Lewis is in the vanguard of the firm's success, achieving acquittals in serious matters:- R V Q - client acquitted of causing death by dangerous driving. Assiduous and thorough preparation including the use of expert evidence was the key...
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