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CICA success for Charlie Greenwood

Instructed by Emsleys Solicitors, Charlie Greenwood successfully overturned a Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (‘CICA’) decision following appeal to the First-tier Tribunal...

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Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service

Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Cameron Brown as Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service (Criminal Enforcement)

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Harehills Murder

St Pauls Chambers' Richard Barraclough QC repesented a young man charged with the 'Harehills Murder'.  The young man who cannot be named was acquitted of murder and convicted and...

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The World Freedom Summit

The World Freedom Summit

Richard Barraclough QC has been invited to become a Fellow of the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute and in late September will be participating in the “The Wilberforce World Freedom...

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Largest Modern-day Slavery Case

Largest Modern-day Slavery Case

Counsel, Nigel Edwards, instructed by Stuart Wild of Bird & Co. were part of the defence team for 11 defendants on the largest modern-day slavery trial in UK legal history.

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Staff Vacancy at St Pauls Chambers

Staff Vacancy at St Pauls Chambers

We are looking to recruit a Finance Administrator to join the team at St Pauls. 

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Algorithms and the Law

Algorithms and the Law

Join Jeremy Barnett at his seminar on 9th October 'Algorithms and the Law'. The impact of algorithms on the Legal profession, the need to formally regulate and the emergence of algorithms as...

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Cameron Brown Joins the Team

Cameron Brown Joins the Team

We are delighted to announce that Cameron Brown joins the team at St Pauls Chambers as an associate tenant

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Kirstie Watson Secures Acquittal

Kirstie Watson Secures Acquittal

Kirstie Watson, instructed by CLS Solicitors has secured an acquittal for her client who faced historic sex abuse charges.

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Can Code be Law?

Can Code be Law?

Jeremy Barnett has co-authored a paper on Algorithms and the Law.  Can Code be Law?

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Modern Day Slavery

Modern Day Slavery

Traveller family forced homeless drug addicts to become their slaves. 

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Sarah-Kate McIntyre Secures Acquittal

Sarah-Kate McIntyre Secures Acquittal

Sarah-Kate McIntyre secures acquittal for man charged in the Operation Sanctuary trial where 18 defendants were found guilty for their roles in a Newcastle sexual grooming ring

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Angus MacDonald: SFO Prosecutor

Angus MacDonald: SFO Prosecutor

Angus MacDonald has been accepted by the Serious Fraud Office as Panel Counsel for Prosecution and Disclosure.  The Panel list will run for 4 years from August 2017.

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Pipe Bomb Plot: Guilty Verdict

Pipe Bomb Plot: Guilty Verdict

Jonathan Sandiford successfully prosecuted Nadeem Muhammad for his attempt to smuggle a pipe bomb onto a plane at Manchester Airport. 

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 Sports team – Leeds 10k – Race Report

Sports team – Leeds 10k – Race Report

The 9th July 2017, the day when St Pauls chambers sports law team participated in their inaugural fundraising run

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Britain's Youngest Double Murderers

Britain's Youngest Double Murderers

The couple believed to be Britain's youngest double murderers have been named, after a judge lifted a ban on identifying them.

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Trading Standards 'Record-Breaking' Case

Trading Standards 'Record-Breaking' Case

James Lake and Hannah Lynch achieve success in ‘record-breaking’ Trading Standards case

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ST PAULS MOVES TO NEW PREMISES

ST PAULS MOVES TO NEW PREMISES

St Pauls Chambers moves to Park Row House.  

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Education Law Journal

Education Law Journal

An article written by Hannah about the recent Upper Tribunal case of SJ v Buckinghamshire County Council [2016] UKUT 254 (AAC) has been published in Volume 4 of this year’s Education Law...

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Simon Bickler QC - Head of Chambers

Simon Bickler QC - Head of Chambers

Simon Bickler QC on is newly appointed role as Head of St Pauls Chambers

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Dealing with SRA Investigations

Dealing with SRA Investigations

Book your place on the Solicitors Regulation Authority Seminar 16th November 2016 at The Law Society, Chancery Lane.  A practical guide to firms and individuals on aspects of Compliance,...

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St Pauls Chambers 2016 Legal 500

St Pauls Chambers 2016 Legal 500

"A good progressive set with excellent barristers"

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4th Strike Drug Conviction

4th Strike Drug Conviction

Case arguments by Counsel, Nigel Edwards allows the Judge to take wholly exceptional course with a defendant for 4th strike drug conviction.

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Robert Smith settles a clinical negligence dispute at JSM for £950,000

Robert Smith settles a clinical negligence dispute at JSM for £950,000

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St Pauls Counsel Involved in Mau Mau Hearing

Simon Myerson QC, Bryan Cox QC, Andrew Haslam, Sophie Mitchell and Stephen Flint all involved in the ongoing Mau Mau case at the Royal Courts of Justice - http://www.theguardian.com/world/mau-mau

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Robert Smith Recovers Just Under £700,000

Robert Smith acts for a Claimant miner who recovers just under £700,000 after he suffered serious internal injuries whilst working underground

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Robert Smith Negotiates £400,000 Settlement

Robert Smith settles a claim at Joint Settlement Meeting on behalf of a Claimant with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, for in excess of £400,000. 

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Supreme Court Re-Examines Vicarious Liability

Supreme Court Re-Examines Vicarious Liability by Angharad Davies

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£250,000 Settlement for Jet Ski Accident

£250,000 Settlement for Jet Ski Accident

Robert Smith settles a claim at trial for a Claimant who suffered a modest fracture to her lumbar spine and subsequently developed a significant psychotic episode for quarter of a million pounds. 

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How to Survive Christmas!  It's Just a day...

How to Survive Christmas! It's Just a day...

The latest article written by family barrister, Joanne Crossley.  A light-hearted view on how to get through the Christmas festivities.

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Court of Protection Success for Hannah Lynch

Court of Protection Success for Hannah Lynch

Hannah Lynch represented the adult daughters of a Patient, who had advanced vascular dementia, in a contested ‘property and affairs’ deputyship application before the Court of Protection.

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Defamation Success for Sophie Mitchell

Defamation Success for Sophie Mitchell

 Sophie Mitchell secures success in a defamation trial in Leeds High Court

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Nigel Edwards - The largest slavery case

Nigel Edwards - The largest slavery case

Nigel Edwards instructed by Stuart Wild of Bird and Co in Lincoln in the largest Slavery Conspiracy case to date prosecuted in this country.   

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"A Question of Trust" SRA Survey Opens

Ten thousand solicitors have this week been invited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to take part in a ground-breaking new survey on professional standards.

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The MoJ Impose Claims Managment Fines

The MoJ Impose Claims Managment Fines

The Claims Management Regultor, based at the Ministry of Justice has flexed it's muscles with the first financil penatly to be imposed under the new powers.

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Being Bel Trust

Being Bel Trust

Being Bel Trust http://www.beingbeltrust.org.uk/ 

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Successful Result for HSE Counsel

Successful Result for HSE Counsel

A Barnsley gas fitter has been sent to prison for illegal and unsafe work at five properties across South and West Yorkshire over an 18-month period. 

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Escrow Services under the Spotlight

Escrow Services under the Spotlight

The current focus seems to be on the use of Escrow Services by firms of solicitors, when these have been used in various financial services promotions.

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Your Online Future

Your Online Future

Mid-Tier Yorkshire law firms are out-ranking the legal giants with their online presence.  Read more about how the legal profession is adapting to change and the secrets behind the successful...

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Whatever happpend to the Pub Brawl Trial

Whatever happpend to the Pub Brawl Trial

Jon Gregg, instructed by Richard Kirby of Messrs. Robertsons, York, recently defended Charles Young on an allegation of causing G.B.H. with intent by stamping on a complainant’s face and head.

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Jeremy Barnett advising a number of firms

Jeremy Barnett advising a number of firms

Jeremy Barnett is advising a number of firms on issues including the referral fee ban, proposed interventions by the SRA and various SDT allegations.

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SRA Right to Intervene | SRA Lawyer

SRA Right to Intervene | SRA Lawyer

Jeremy Barnett recently appeared In a rare High Court appeal against an intervention order that had been imposed by an SRA Adjudication Panel.

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Jon Gregg Secures Rape Acquittal

Jon Gregg Secures Rape Acquittal

Following a three-day trial at Teeside Crown Court in March, Jon Gregg, instructed by Peter Minnickin of Messrs. McCormicks of Harrogate, secured the acquittal of Mr. P on a charge of rape. 

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Robbery Acquittal

Robbery Acquittal

Denise Breen-Lawton defended a client at Manchester Crown Court charged with three robberies of high class Call Girls.

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Barrister secures Legal-high acquittal

Barrister secures Legal-high acquittal

Charged with conspiracy to supply class B controlled drugs and conspiracy to evade the ban on the importation of class B drugs, James Bourne-Arton secures the defendant an acquittal.

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Girls Hospitalised after taking Legal-Highs

Girls Hospitalised after taking Legal-Highs

Two teenage girls have been taken to hospital in County Armagh after they became ill as a result of taking so-called 'legal-highs'. The following article has been taken from the BBC news Northern...

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Bitcoin: The future of Money?

Bitcoin: The future of Money?

Cryptocurrency: The Future of Money?  Bitcoin is just one of many cryptocurrencies.  It's not the first but it's the first that works and it is the one that has caught everyone's...

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Success for Robert Smith

Success for Robert Smith

Robert Smith settles a claim on behalf of a Claimant who suffered a fractured ankle leading to the onset of osteoarthritis leading to fusion in the sum of £630,000. 

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Robert Smith Achieves Great Result for Client

Robert Smith Achieves Great Result for Client

Robert Smith settles a claim in the sum of £750,000 (gross) on behalf of a Claimant who suffered a hernia at work, which subsequently led to the development of schizophrenia.

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Rob Mairs Appointed Circuit Judge

Rob Mairs Appointed Circuit Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Mair to the Circuit Bench.

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Directors Disqualification Lawyer

Directors Disqualification Lawyer

Read the latest testimonial from Jeremy's instructing solicitor on Directors Disqualification.

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Inquest- Matricide & Patricide

Inquest- Matricide & Patricide

Alun recently represented a Senior Psychiatrist in a difficult and high profile Inquest 

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Success at the GMC

Success at the GMC

Alun has recently had another success at the GMC in a lengthy Performance Assessment Case 

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Helen Chapman Joins St Pauls Chambers

Helen Chapman Joins St Pauls Chambers

St Pauls Chambers is pleased to welcome Helen Chapman to the team.  As part of our committment to quality recruitment we are confident Helen will be an asset to chambers.

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Looking for an expert SRA Lawyer?

Looking for an expert SRA Lawyer?

Jeremy Barnett's recent cases have involved escrow accounts (£30m +), CMC regulator issues, Insurance premium fraud and Legal funding (axiom).

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Sophie Mitchell on Defamation Settlement

Following a Joint Settlement Meeting, Sophie Mitchell secured the Claimant a favourable settlement in a defamation action. The case against the second Defendant is ongoing. 

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What the directories say about us...

What the directories say about us...

Once again Chambers is recognised for the service it provides to its clients and the individual achievements of its members.

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The Roger Scott St Pauls Trust

The Roger Scott St Pauls Trust

The object of the Charity is “the relief of financial hardship of pupil barristers at St Pauls Chambers by providing scholarships supplementing pupillage awards”.

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Tax Avoidance Charges Dropped by HMRC

Tax Avoidance Charges Dropped by HMRC

Simon Myerson QC and Alasdair Campbell acted for Edward Watkin Gittins, and Nigel Sangster QC led for Martin Calcutt in their successful defence against the HMRC.

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SRA to end Account Rules Audits

SRA to end Account Rules Audits

The SRA is currently undertaking a consultation exercise in relation to proposals to reduce unnecessary burdens on solicitors and provide flexibility of approach to deliver good finanical management.

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Jeremy Barnett on New Opportunities

Jeremy Barnett on New Opportunities

New global action to tackle climate change will open up huge business opportunities for firms, according to a Yorkshire barrister.

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Barristers Take Action To Save Legal Aid

Barristers Take Action To Save Legal Aid

Last week the Ministry of Justice published its response to a consultation process on criminal legal aid. It has chosen to implement yet further cuts to funding which the Minister of State, Lord...

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Family Law Event 27 February 2014

Family Law Event 27 February 2014

Join our FREE family law event.  Find out what you're rights are.  Get the advice from the professionals. 27th February 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds.  Commencing at 6pm.

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Robert Smith Secures Settlement

Robert Smith Secures Settlement

Robert Smith settles a claim on behalf of a paraplegic at JSM with a lump sum of £1 million with a Periodical Payments Order, taking the gross value of the claim to in the region of...

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Barrister Action Against MoJ Cuts to Legal-aid

Barrister Action Against MoJ Cuts to Legal-aid

Barristers across the country stand united in their action against the MoJ.  The funds available under Legal-aid are being cut to an extent that makes a career at the criminal bar untenable.

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Gateway Homes reach agreement with OFT

Gateway Homes reach agreement with OFT

Jeremy Barnett, instructed by Michael McDonnell and Emily Slater of Cohen Cramer has been acting for Gateway Homes in respect of an Office of Fair Trading investigation into four Quick House Sale...

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WE REMAIN STEADFAST

WE REMAIN STEADFAST

St Pauls remains steadfast in its protest against the 30% fee cuts in complex criminal trials.  We will not accept cases that have been the subject of the 30% fee cuts nor will we accept a...

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Historic Care Home Abuse Acquittal

Historic Care Home Abuse Acquittal

Jon Gregg secures an acquittal following an 8 day trial in Burnley.

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Bryan Cox QC joins St Pauls Chambers

Bryan Cox QC joins St Pauls Chambers

St Pauls Chambers is delighted to welcome Bryan Cox QC. St Paul's has just moved into newly refurbished, modern office premises in the heart of Leeds.  Chambers has an innovative, commercial...

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The Times report on Film Tax Credit Fraud

The Times report on Film Tax Credit Fraud

"Worst film-maker in UK is broke and jailed"  The headline in the Times.  Report by David Brown. Simon Bickler QC and James Lake of St Pauls Chambers on the defence team for Richard...

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Success in £1.1 million Damages Case

Success in £1.1 million Damages Case

Robert Smith acts for brain injury client who is awarded damages of £1.1 million

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Success Resisting JR Application

Success Resisting JR Application

Jonathan Sandiford recently appeared before the Administrative Court and successfully resisted an application for Judicial Review of a decision of a trial judge to revoke the bail of a defendant for...

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Court of Appeal Success for Jon Gregg

Court of Appeal Success for Jon Gregg

Jon recently appeared before the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, having previously advised that the four-and-a-half year sentence imposed upon Colin Miller by Minshull Street Crown Court in...

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Developments and Updates in Law

Developments and Updates in Law

Updates and Developments in Law.  A seminar in conjunction with the North Eastern Circuit. Thursday 24 October 2013.

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Travelling in the Right Direction

Travelling in the Right Direction

Yorkshire's Low Carobon Transport and City Infrastructure: Travelling in the Right Direction.  Forum and Networking Leeds.

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Chambers Relocates to Trafalgar House

Chambers Relocates to Trafalgar House

St Pauls Chambers has relocated to Traflagar House in the first of many moves to streamline the business.

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MOJ Investigates Claims Management Firms

MOJ Investigates Claims Management Firms

Jeremy has been instructed to advise a Claims Management firm being investigated by the Ministry of Justice.

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Leeds United Case involving Levi and Bates

Leeds United Case involving Levi and Bates

Simon Myerson QC represents Melvyn Levi against The Leeds United owner, Ken Bates.

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Family Law Event - 30 July 2013

Family Law Event - 30 July 2013

Simon Bickler QC and Joanne Crossley team up with Families Need Fathers for the Family law Event on 30 July 2013 in Manchester.

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'Film Tax Relief' Fraud Silk

'Film Tax Relief' Fraud Silk

Simon Bickler QC is leading James Lake as part of the defence team in the first prosecution by HMRC in relation to the new 'film tax credit' scheme.  

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Simon Bickler QC finds Tax Loophole

Simon Bickler QC finds Tax Loophole

The case concerned Film Tax Credit  relief and resulted in a defeat for HMRC as the Jury acquitted the Defendant. The Defence successfully argued that they had merely taken advantage of a tax...

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Ann-Marie Gregory talks to the Telegraph

Ann-Marie Gregory talks to the Telegraph

Ann-Marie Gregory has a split practice of Children Law and Defending against the RSPCA.  The Telegraph have sought Ann-Marie's opinion on the over-zealous approach of the RSPCA to prosecute.

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Prosecution on

Prosecution on "Shameless" Defendant

Jon Gregg successfully prosecuted Stewart Hannah to conviction on twenty-one counts of making indecent images of children in a trial at Leeds Crown Court.  

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Revised Public Law Outline

Revised Public Law Outline

The Revised Public Law Outline.

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ecoConnect Forum 16th July 2013

ecoConnect Forum 16th July 2013

Join the growing number of delegates at the ecoConnect Forum in July at the offices of Walker Morris LLP.

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Providing lectures to Doctors

Providing lectures to Doctors

Alun Jones, counsel at St Pauls Chambers can be booked to provide lectues to groups of Doctors and Lawyers on the proposed Death Certification Reforms.

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Your Solicitor, Your Choice

SRA approved text to be used by Solicitors in attempts to spread the word to clients and add support of the e petition.

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Stubbs QC Appointed on the SFO Panel

Stubbs QC Appointed on the SFO Panel

Head of St Pauls Chambers, Andrew Stubbs QC has been appointed to join the QC Panel of Prosecution Counsel for the Serious Fraud Office.

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Yorkshire's Best Kept Secret?

Yorkshire's Best Kept Secret?

Keep yourself up to date on what's happening in the environmental sector.  Find out how your business can benefit or provide its services.  The next event is being hosted by Walker...

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Speeding Convictions could be Quashed

Speeding Convictions could be Quashed

Thousands of speeding convictions could be overturned because the wrong font was used on signs along parts of the M42 near Birmingham.  Contact St Pauls Chambers to get specialist advice from a...

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Fast Track for Competitive Tendering

Fast Track for Competitive Tendering

"Written Ministerial Statement.  Tuesday 5 March 2013.  Ministry of Justice. Legal aid Reform.The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice:"

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Mock Trial for St Aiden's Students

Mock Trial for St Aiden's Students

Law students at St Aidan’s C of E High School in Harrogate will be able to test their courtroom skills when they take part in a mock trial organised by a Harrogate criminal law firm, McCormicks.

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Mau Mau Litigation Case

Mau Mau Litigation Case

Simon Myerson QC heads the team representing the growing number of claimants seeking damages for personal injury caused by the agents of the British Colonial Administration in Kenya.

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Confiscation Guidelines Changed

Confiscation Guidelines Changed

By Ian Anderson at Opus Law.  Article taken from Insidetime newspaper. Issue January 2013 Solicitor, Ian Anderson, examines the recent changes in Mortgage Fraud Law

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PUPILLAGE FOR 2013

PUPILLAGE FOR 2013

The Pupillage competition for 2013 has now closed.

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Nominated For Chambers of the Year

Nominated For Chambers of the Year

St Pauls Chambers is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Personal Injury Awards 2012.  Nominations include Chambers of the Year and Barrister of the Year.

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Solicitors Regulatory and Practice Seminar

Following the successful seminar hosted at Lewis Hymanson Small's offices in Manchester, chambers are pleased to provide access to all 3 power point presentations.

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Stephen Flint joins the PI Team at St Pauls

Stephen Flint joins the PI Team at St Pauls

Stephen Flint, partner at Ison Harrison is set to join the Personal Injury team at St Pauls Chambers on 5 November 2012.

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Great Result for Jeremy Barnett at the SDT

Great Result for Jeremy Barnett at the SDT

Exceptional result for Jeremy Barnett in the largest ARP case at the SDT.

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Sir Norman Bettison Resigns

Sir Norman Bettison Resigns

Sir Norman Bettison has resigned as chief constable of West Yorkshire Police, saying an inquiry into his role after the Hillsborough tragedy was "a distraction" to the force.

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Legal 500 2012

Legal 500 2012

St Pauls Chambers, for another year is endorsed by the esteemed legal directory, The Legal 500.  A number of our barristers have been recommended by The Legal 500 in their chosen field.

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The Search For Missing Children

The Search For Missing Children

A High Court Judge has launched a nationwide hunt for four missing children from Llanelli. They should have been returned to their father in Spain and are believed to be with their mother, Jennifer...

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Legal Highs On The Drug Scene.

Legal Highs On The Drug Scene.

Potentially deadly new legal highs are being discovered at a rate of almost one every three weeks, according to a Home Office report.

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Hillsborough Police Conduct Investigation

Hillsborough Police Conduct Investigation

The biggest ever independent investigation into police wrongdoing is to be carried out following a damning report into the Hillsborough disaster.

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New Terms of Engagement for Barristers

New Terms of Engagement for Barristers

The Bar Standards Board (BSB), the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales, has agreed that the new Standard Contractual Terms will now take effect on 31 January 2013. 

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Standard Bar Contracts to be Pushed Back

Standard Bar Contracts to be Pushed Back

The introduction of standard contractual terms between barristers and solicitors has been delayed by three months to make sure all firms and chambers are prepared, the Bar Standards Board announced...

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The Best of British Cleantech.

The Best of British Cleantech.

If you have an cleantech innovation, here’s your chance to showcase it to an audience of potential investors, business supporters and collaborators

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The Yorkshire Lawyer Awards - Multi-Award Winners

The Yorkshire Lawyer Awards - Multi-Award Winners

St Pauls Chambers plays host to the table of muli-award winners.   

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Defence Counsel for Bradford Sadist

Defence Counsel for Bradford Sadist

Jon Gregg was instructed by The Johnson Partnership to represent Andrew Delsol at his trial.  Delsol has been involved in a string of violent offences against women, one involved him using...

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£1,000,000 Settlement

£1,000,000 Settlement

Robert Smith acts for a Claimant who suffered a below knee amputation in a road traffic accident. The Claim settled for £1million pounds.

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Solicitors Regulatory and Practice Seminar

Solicitors Regulatory and Practice Seminar

St Pauls Chambers invites you to attend on the 19 October 2012 at; Lewis Hymanson Small Solicitors LLP for the Solicitors Regulatory and Practice Seminar. 11:30 - 13:30 (Lunch provided).  2 CPD.

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Knock-out Barrister takes to the Boxing Ring

Knock-out Barrister takes to the Boxing Ring

Fraud Barrister, James Lake is set to take to the boxing ring in the name of charity for the 7th annual Fight Night in October 2012.

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EcoConnect Forum Event 9 October 2012

EcoConnect Forum Event 9 October 2012

The ecoConnect Forum in Yorkshire. Where cleantech comes to do business. 9 October 2012 at the Leeds Club.

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Get your Graduated Fee Claim 'WRIGHT'

Get your Graduated Fee Claim 'WRIGHT'

Richard Wright, the fees clerk at St Pauls Chambers has provided a free online resource to all currently available Criminal Advocate Graduated Fees regulations, Family Advocacy Scheme and Family...

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Nigel Edwards secures 'Not Guilty' on Fraud

Nigel Edwards secures 'Not Guilty' on Fraud

The fraud defence team comprising, barrister Nigel Edwards of St. Pauls Chambers and Ian Anderson, solicitor for Opus Law  are delighted to announce the conclusion of a complex...

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Mau Mau Litigation Lawyers

Mau Mau Litigation Lawyers

Members of St Pauls Chambers have been instructed to represent the growing number of claimants seeking damages for personal injuries caused by repeated assaults perpetrated by employees and agents of...

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Shortlisted for Chambers of the Year

Shortlisted for Chambers of the Year

Some of the most talented individuals and successful law firms from across the region have been shortlisted in the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards.

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Today's News: 20 July 2012

Today's News: 20 July 2012

Get the early morning news with a subscription to The Letter of the Law.

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The North East Property 'buy to let' fraud

The North East Property 'buy to let' fraud

St Pauls Chambers, John Harrison has been briefed to represent one of the accused in one of the largest mortgage frauds in the past 20 years. 

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Shortlisted for Chambers of the Year

Shortlisted for Chambers of the Year

We are pleased to announce we have been shortlisted by the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards with one other set for Chambers of the Year.  The Awards Ceremony will take place...

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3 WEEKS, 3 TRIALS, 3 CONVICTIONS

3 WEEKS, 3 TRIALS, 3 CONVICTIONS

Jon Gregg, instructed by the Rape and serious Sexual Offences department of the Crown Prosecution Service, has been engaged in three trials over the past three weeks in Leeds and Bradford Crown...

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Nicola Saxton - An evening of debate

Nicola Saxton - An evening of debate

The Family Law Department of Irwin Mitchell LLP hosted an evening of debate.  "This house believes that permanent sposal cohabitation should discharge a maintenance order"

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Simon Bicker QC.  A Family Recorder

Simon Bicker QC. A Family Recorder

We are pleased to annouce the recent appointment of Simon Bickler QC as a Family Recorder.

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Raising the Bar...

Raising the Bar...

We are pleased to announce we can now accept card payments as a method of payment for all Legal Advice and Representation. Read further for the benefits.

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Jeremy Barnett Instructed on SRA Case

Jeremy Barnett Instructed on SRA Case

Jeremy Barnett instructed in another Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal case.

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John Harrison is HSE Specialist Counsel

John Harrison is HSE Specialist Counsel

The Health and Safety Executive, The Environment Agency and the Office of Rail Regulation have appointed John Harrison on their list of Specialist Regulatory Counsel.

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St Pauls Chambers and Addleshaw Goddard...

St Pauls Chambers and Addleshaw Goddard...

Join forces to provide an expert panel at the Ecoconnect Forum 10 July 2012.  The event is hosted by Addleshaw Goddard.

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Murder, Loss of Control and Other Defences

Murder, Loss of Control and Other Defences

Book the Murder, Loss of Control and Other Defences Seminar.

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£400,000 of vehicles stolen in house burglaries

£400,000 of vehicles stolen in house burglaries

Jonathan Sandiford and Denise Breen-Lawton recently concluded a long running prosecution where the main offence was a sophisticated conspiracy to handle over £400,000 worth of vehicles stolen...

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Counsel at the Old Bailey for the Counter Terrorism Unit

Counsel at the Old Bailey for the Counter Terrorism Unit

Jonathan Sandiford and Denise Breen-Lawton were recently instructed by the CPS Counter Terrorism Unit to appear at the Old Bailey

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John Harrison successfully defends Doctor

John Harrison successfully defends Doctor

John Harrison's succeeds in defending a doctor who it was alleged, made up sexualised and derogatory nicknames for colleagues and patients.

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Child Abuse - Successful Prosecution

Child Abuse - Successful Prosecution

Jon Gregg prosecuted a father and son who had systematically abused foster children in their care, leading to an investigation into how such cases continued to arise.

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Prosecution of bank employee

Prosecution of bank employee

R v Ali and Others Denise Breen-Lawton undertook the Prosecution of a bank employee at RBS call centre.

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Aviva Fraud Confiscation Proceedings

Aviva Fraud Confiscation Proceedings

Defence counsel, Nigel Edwards represents Keith Swift in confiscation proceedings surrounding the fraud of the York based Insurance Company, Aviva.

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Fraud Lawyers Quiz Night Success

Fraud Lawyers Quiz Night Success

St Pauls Chambers' Fraud Group attend the YFLNA quiz night.

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Book your Mesothelioma Seminar here

Book your Mesothelioma Seminar here

Book Robert Smith's 'Limitation and Mesothelioma' Seminar here.

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'Hidden Assets' Defence in P.O.C.A Application

'Hidden Assets' Defence in P.O.C.A Application

Jon Gregg successfully defended a "hidden assets" application under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, at Minshull Street Crown Court.   

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James Lake's boxing triumph

James Lake's boxing triumph

James Lake took to the boxing ring all in the name of charity and succeeded in beating his opponent.

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Success at the Court of Appeal

Success at the Court of Appeal

Half time submission upheld by the Court of Appeal.

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Life Time Ban Overturned

Ann Marie Gregory received a remarkable result yesterday at Preston Magistrates Court in managing to over turn what was to be a life time ban for a lady who the RSPCA described as one one off...

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Queens Counsel on Family and Crime

Queens Counsel on Family and Crime

The only Queens Counsel in the last 5 years appointed on merit in both Family and Crime.  

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Banking Fraud

Banking Fraud

Six defendants have been sentenced for their roles in 3 different conspiracies to defraud, which involved 3 different institutions, the Bradford and Bingley, the Abbey National and Equifax PLC, a...

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VAT Fraud Acquittal

VAT Fraud Acquittal

Guy Kearl QC and Andrew Haslam succesfully secure VAT Fraud acquittal in R v Mitchell after a 3 month trial, using a cut throat defence.

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Young Fraud Lawyers in the North Association

Young Fraud Lawyers in the North Association

The Young Fraud Lawyers in the North Association (YFLNA) have launched their new website.

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Success on Legal 500 Entries for St Pauls

Success on Legal 500 Entries for St Pauls

The hugely successful Legal 500 series of guides reviews the strengths and strategies of law firms and Chambers in over 90 countries.

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James Lake in Charity Boxing Event

James Lake in Charity Boxing Event

After months of training James Lake is set to enter the boxing ring in the name of charity to give a knock-out performance.

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Nigel Edwards Defends Client Cleared of Rape

Nigel Edwards Defends Client Cleared of Rape

Nigel Edwards instructed by Solicitors, Darwin McGrogan, defended a man at York Crown Court accused of rape.  A jury tool less than one hour to find the man not guilty.

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Huge Success for St Pauls Chambers

Huge Success for St Pauls Chambers

We are pleased to announce a resounding success on the results of ths CPS Advocate Panel Results.

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Rob Mairs Appointed as a Fee-paid Judge

Rob Mairs Appointed as a Fee-paid Judge

Rob Mairs has been appointed as a Fee-paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal.

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Alun Jones in Successful Civil Appeal

Alun Jones in Successful Civil Appeal

Alun Jones was recently successful in representing the Serious & Organised Crime Agency, in an Appeal against a Civil Forfeiture Order concerning nearlly £250,000

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Jeremy Barnett Instructed in SRA Case

Jeremy Barnett Instructed in SRA Case

Jeremy Barnett instructed in SRA case concerning the ARP.

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Jeremy Barnett Instructed By Le Roux Fourie

Jeremy Barnett Instructed By Le Roux Fourie

Jeremy Barnett has been instructed by Le Roux Fourie on a Public Access basis...  

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Successful Prosecution By Denise Breen-Lawton

Successful Prosecution By Denise Breen-Lawton

Imprisonment for Public Protection.

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One of Britain's Longest Drug Prosecutions

One of Britain's Longest Drug Prosecutions

Nigel Edwards leading Andrew Stranex on R v Francis Hunt et al became one of Britain’s longest drug prosecutions involving more than 10,000 pages of evidence, 500 witnesses, 14 barristers,...

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A Shift in Power From Whitehall

A Shift in Power From Whitehall

Jeremy Barnett on the new 'Off Balance Sheet' Funding under the Localism Act 2011.

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Hilary Manley in Court of Appeal Success

Hilary Manley in Court of Appeal Success

Hilary Manley successfully persuades the Court of Appeal to quash conviction.

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Multi-Million Pound Drugs Prosecution

Multi-Million Pound Drugs Prosecution

Jonathan Sandiford leading Denise Breen-Lawton on successful prosecution of multi-million pound drugs conspiracy.

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MINI-PUPILLAGE DEADLINE HAS EXPIRED

MINI-PUPILLAGE DEADLINE HAS EXPIRED

All successful applicants will be notified of their placements for 2012 in due course.  Applications received after 29 February 2012 will not be considered.

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John Harrison - Fraud Trial Lawyer

John Harrison - Fraud Trial Lawyer

John Harrison, led by Jonathan Sandiford on a prosecution described as one of the largest cases ever brought by the West Yorkshire CPS.

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Jonathan Sandiford Prosecutes International Criminal

Jonathan Sandiford Prosecutes International Criminal

Jonathan Sandiford  as leading counsel to John Harrison on a prosecution described as one of the largest cases ever brought by the West Yorkshire CPS.

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Get the SP on St Pauls.

Get the SP on St Pauls.

Keep up to date with all the news from St Pauls Chambers via Twitter and Linkedin.

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Largest VAT Fraud in England & Wales

Largest VAT Fraud in England & Wales

The largest VAT fraud ever to be prosecuted in England and Wales.

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Jeremy Barnett Makes Front Page News

Jeremy Barnett Makes Front Page News

Jeremy Barnett makes front page of the leading online Venture Capital magazine, Acquisition International.

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Nigel Sangster QC -

Nigel Sangster QC - "has natural court flair"

Another successful year for Nigel Sangster QC sees further recognition from the esteemed legal directory, Chambers & Partners.

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Free Criminal Law Update - Book you session now.

Free Criminal Law Update - Book you session now.

Book your in house training session for The Criminal Law Seminar.  The course offers 2 CPD points and can be arranged at your convenience.  To book your session simply contact...

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Free Criminal Law Update - Book your session now.

Free Criminal Law Update - Book your session now.

Book your in house training session for The Criminal Law Seminar.  The course offers 2 CPD points and can be arranged at your convenience.  To book your session simply contact...

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Free Criminal Law Update - Book your session now.

Free Criminal Law Update - Book your session now.

Book your in house training session for The Criminal Law Seminar.  The course offers 2 CPD points and can be arranged at your convenience.  To book your session simply contact...

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