Domestic Abuse Sentencing Guidelines Updated

Domestic Abuse Sentencing Guidelines Updated

New domestic abuse sentencing guidelines first published on the 22nd February 2018 are due to come into force next month. The guidelines will give the courts up to date guidance emphasising the seriousness of this type of offending. The guidelines identify the...
Domestic Abuse – Sentencing Guideline

Domestic Abuse – Sentencing Guideline

New ‘Domestic Abuse’ Sentencing Guidelines   A new domestic abuse sentencing guideline has been published today (22 February), giving courts up to date guidance that emphasises the seriousness of this offending.   What is domestic abuse? There is no...
Time to Test the Brakes

Time to Test the Brakes

In December 2016 two men were convicted of manslaughter following an avoidable brake failure that resulted in the deaths of four people, including a young girl. Neither of the men drove the vehicle, but they were ultimately responsible, as the haulage boss and...
Conveyancing: What Are The Timescales?

Conveyancing: What Are The Timescales?

You’ve had an offer accepted on a property you want to buy so the only thing that matters now is getting to a completion date as quickly as possible, right? So how long will it take? This is a question that we are asked frequently.  If there is no chain involved, the...
Drones and the Law

Drones and the Law

This article examines drones and the legal framework which governs their usage. It focuses on drones which are available to the public and looks at potential risks, the relevant law, one’s responsibilities as a drone owner and further caveats for particular types of...