Category Archives: Criminal Appeals

Decriminalisation of tv licence fee ?

Leading criminal law barrister, David Perry QC  has been appointed by the Government to lead the review of whether non-payment of the BBC licence fee should be decriminalised. Appointed by the Culture Secretary Sajid Javid, Perry was worked in various more »

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Families continue to suffer from the legal aid cuts

Strong concerns are being raised that the family courts system is at a ‘breaking point’ owing to the delays now caused in proceedings due to unrepresented parties. The concern was quoted by the family lawyers body Resolution. With a fear more »

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Magistrates court fines Increase as much as four times

Fines in the magistrates court to increase as much as four times. Guidance for criminal barristers and solicitors. New proposals introduced by the government are set to increase magistrates court fines. Existing fines on the level 1 to level 4 more »

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Court of Appeal clears challenge by Criminal Barristers to the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates

The Court of Appeal in London has allowed criminal barristers represented by the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) to continue its challenge to the controversial Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) and suggested it calls on the entire bar to help more »

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