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- Fraud is a criminal offence in the UK and can result in serious penalties. The relevant legislation in the UK is the Fraud Act 2006. Under this Act, it is an offense to dishonestly make a false representation with the intention of causing a gain or loss. This could include making […]
- Every year, the UK Supreme Court invites applications for up to 11 Judicial Assistants to support the work of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC). Applications for the 2024/25 legal year opened on the 29th January 2024. […]
- The title “Chief Magistrate” holds historical and contemporary significance in various legal and governmental systems across the world. The Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) of England and Wales, as they are known, has a leadership responsibility for the 300-or-so District Judges (Magistrates’ Court) (DJMCs), and Deputy DJMCs across England and […]
- HM Courts and Tribunal Service have published a Fact sheet entitled Single Justice Service on their website. The Fact Sheet is worryingly described as “Promotional material“. The Single Justice Service (SJS) allows magistrates’ courts to deal with minor offences in a way that’s quicker, more straightforward and more efficient, while […]
- Injustice is a pervasive and complex concept that transcends geographical, cultural, and temporal boundaries, manifesting in various forms that deeply impact individuals and communities. At its core, injustice refers to the violation of principles of fairness, equity, and moral rightness within social, political, economic, and legal contexts. The intricate nature […]
- The rule of law is a fundamental principle of democratic societies that underpins the concept of justice and fairness. It refers to the idea that all individuals and institutions are subject to the same set of laws and procedures, regardless of their position or status. This means that the law […]
- The Solicitor General is the second law officer of the Crown in the United Kingdom, after the Attorney General. The role of the Solicitor General is to assist the Attorney General in their legal duties and responsibilities, and to act as their deputy in their absence. The Solicitor General is […]
- The Justice Committee is a cross-party group of MPs appointed by the House of Commons to examine the policies and spending of the Ministry of Justice and associated public bodies. This includes the courts, legal aid, prisons, probation and the rule of law. It also advises on sentencing guidelines. The […]
- Lady Justice, often depicted as a graceful figure holding a sword, scales, and sometimes wearing a blindfold, is an iconic symbol of the judicial system. Her image evokes a sense of impartiality, fairness, and the pursuit of justice. Through the ages, Lady Justice has come to embody the ideals of […]
- Private prosecution refers to the initiation of criminal proceedings by a private individual or organisation rather than a public authority such as the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in the UK. In the UK, private prosecutions have a long history and are enshrined in common law, allowing individuals and organisations to […]
- The Lady Chief Justice is the most senior judge in England and Wales, and is responsible for the administration of justice. Dame Sue Carr was sworn in as the first Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales on the 1st October 2023. His Majesty The King has been pleased to […]
- The Royal Courts of Justice are a grand court building situated in The Strand London England which are located opposite to the Temple Bar Memorial Pillar. The Royal Courts of Justice serves as the central court of the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal. His Majesty King […]
- “It is not merely of some importance but is of fundamental importance that justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done” Lord Hewart In the case of R v Sussex Justices, Ex parte McCarthy  1 KB 256, Mr. McCarthy was convicted […]
- Section 35 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 grants police officers the power to direct a person to leave a specified area for up to 48 hours if certain conditions are met. The Met Police were recently criticised for their use of Section 35 powers to arrest […]
- The Bar Standards Board published disciplinary findings against barrister Mr Thomas David Davidson on the 21st November 2023. Thomas Davidson, a practising barrister, behaved in a way which was likely to diminish the trust and confidence which the public places in him or in the profession, in that, on 7 […]
- The Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman (JACO) is a UK government organisation that provides an independent review of complaints about the conduct of judicial office holders and the judicial appointments process. JACO works with the Ministry of Justice and can look into complaints about how investigating bodies have handled allegations […]
- A Lucas Direction, stemming from the case of R v Lucas (Ruth)  EWCA Crim J0519-8, is a legal principle used in criminal trials to guide the jury on how to consider the evidence of lies told by a defendant. The case of Regina v Lucas (Ruth) is a landmark […]
- The Senior President of Tribunals is the independent and statutory leader of the tribunal judiciary. The office of the Senior President of Tribunals is independent of both the Executive and the Chief Justices, and was established under the Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007. Just as the Lady Chief Justice […]
- Section 41 of the Criminal Justice Act 1925 (CJA 1925) makes it an offence to take any photograph, make or attempt to make any portrait or sketch of a justice or a witness in, or a party to, any proceedings before the court, either in the courtroom or its precincts. […]
- Here are a few examples of dodgy judges, otherwise known as rogue judges, that have been dismissed, disciplined or resigned. Some judges even managed to get criminal convictions. In my opinion, these judges are almost as questionable as the Sussex Family Justice Board. Reference: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-28675376 Reference : https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/conduct-probe-into-high-court-judge-ends-with-retirement/5063448.article Reference : […]
- Judges have a duty to act impartially and without bias. This duty is enshrined in common law principles and is essential for upholding the rule of law. Recusal is an important ethical and legal principle in the justice system, designed to ensure that legal proceedings are conducted fairly and impartially, […]
- The term McKenzie Friend stems from the landmark case of McKenzie v McKenzie in 1970 (McKenzie v McKenzie  3 WLR 472 CA), where a husband sought assistance from a non-legally qualified friend to represent him in court during divorce proceedings. The Court of Appeal, in their judgment made in […]
- ULEZ is London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s much-hated and deeply unpopular road charge, which has seen protests, violence and vandalism (criminal damage) throughout Greater London. The ULEZ scheme was expanded to cover all of Greater London on Tuesday 29th August 2023. Ulez charges (fines) older, more polluting vehicles £12.50 a day […]
- His Honour Judge Michael Slater, fell asleep during a trial and was subsequently investigated by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office who issued a disciplinary statement on the 29th August 2023. HHJ Michael Slater, a barrister, was appointed to be a circuit judge in November 2016 and deployed to the north […]
- There are significant concerns of bias, secrecy and judicial independence, which relate to the operation of the Sussex Family Justice Board. Update 21st March 2023 : Sir Andrew McFarlane who is the President of the Family Division [email protected] has been contacted for his response. Update 3rd April 2023 : HHJ […]
- Libel and slander are both forms of defamation, which involve making a false statement about someone that damages their reputation. Libel is a defamatory statement that is written.Slander is a defamatory statement that is oral. In the United Kingdom, the laws around libel and slander are governed by the Defamation […]
- The Counter Disinformation Unit (CDU) at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology was allegedly established to bring together cross-government monitoring and analysis capabilities. It is often said that when a government decides what information is to be disseminated to the people, the institution of government is no longer for […]
- The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) is a law that sets out rules and regulations regarding the use, storage, and sharing of personal data in the United Kingdom (UK). The Data Protection Act 2018 was introduced to replace the Data Protection Act 1998, and it incorporates the General Data Protection […]
- The Ministry of Injustice have a number of domains names that can be used to access the MOI and other websites. All domains are used for a lawful purpose in line with the relevant domain registry rules. The domains are clearly not being used to commit fraud or deceive the […]
- On the 4th July 2023 at 9.30am a McKenzie Friend and I went through “strict” airport style security at Horsham County Court in Hurst Rd, Horsham RH12 2ET. Pockets were emptied into a tray and my laptop bag was searched by a Security guard using a torch taped to a […]
- Sussex Police serves East and West Sussex and the city of Brighton & Hove which is an area of about 3,780km. A resident population of 1.65m people grows significantly with millions of visitors, holidaymakers, students, seasonal workers and the 46 million passengers who travel annually through Gatwick Airport. PC Pod: […]
- His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) independently assesses and reports, in the public interest, on the effectiveness and efficiency of police forces and fire & rescue services. “Promoting improvements in policing and fire & rescue services to make everyone safer” HMICFRS ask the questions that […]
- In short, the answer is yes anyone can criticise a judge or court. The judiciary and courts are quite rightly not immune to public criticism and comment. The rule of law applies to everyone and no one should be above the law. Scandalising the judiciary, also known as scandalising the […]
- The Royal Coat of Arms appear in every courtroom in England and Wales (with the exception of the Magistrates’ court in the City of London*), to demonstrate that justice comes from the monarch and that a law court is part of the Royal Court. The presence of the Royal Arms […]
- The Lord Chief Justice is the most senior judge in England and Wales, and is responsible for the administration of justice. Since the 1st October 2023 Dame Sue Carr is the first Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales. The role of The Lord Chief Justice (LCJ) is to oversee the […]
- A kangaroo court is a term used to describe a judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding that lacks fairness, impartiality, or due process. It refers to a court that operates outside the boundaries of established legal principles and often serves the interests of those in power rather than providing justice. Lord Reed […]
- In a world which relies so heavily on email, mistakes such as sending an email to the wrong person can and often happen. Sending an email containing personal information to the wrong person could constitute a data breach according to GDPR. Personal data is defined within Article 4(1) GDPR 2018 […]
- The Malicious Communications Act 1988 is a law in the United Kingdom that makes it illegal to send threatening, abusive, or offensive messages to others. The act was introduced in response to growing concerns about the rise of online harassment and abuse, and was designed to provide law enforcement with […]
- In the first annual assessment of policing in England and Wales, Andy Cooke QPM DL who is His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, has called for major reform, including new legal powers for the inspectors of constabulary. Andy Cooke has described widespread and systemic failures in both the police and […]
- Andrew Easteal formely known as His Honour Andrew Easteal has been removed from office by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) for misconduct after he ‘deliberately’ deleted data which was of police interest. The Lord Chancellor, with the Lord Chief Justice’s agreement, has removed His Honour Judge Andrew Easteal from […]
- Byelaws play a crucial role in regulating various aspects of society in the United Kingdom. Byelaws are made by local authorities and public bodies, including some private companies or charities, to address specific issues that are not covered by national legislation. Byelaws are made using powers granted by the relevant Act […]
- Why do the police make up the law ? Is ignorance of the law by a Police Officer a reasonable excuse ? The Gwent Auditor / TGA posted the following video on the 1st June 2023 about a visit to the GLAA – Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority building in […]
- In England and Wales, judicial review is a legal process through which the courts review the lawfulness of decisions made by public bodies. It is a mechanism that allows individuals or organizations to challenge the actions, decisions, or omissions of public authorities to ensure that they have acted within the […]
- A Crown Servant, in the United Kingdom, is an individual who is employed by the Crown or works within the civil service of the government. The term “Crown servant” is not used in Scotland, where the equivalent term is “public servant”. Crown Servants encompass a diverse range of professionals. They […]
- Policing by consent is a fundamental principle that underpins modern democratic societies. It is a concept rooted in the belief that the authority of the police derives from the consent and cooperation of the public they serve, as opposed to the power of the state. It does not mean the […]
- The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice is responsible for the country’s justice system, ensuring that it is fair, transparent, and accessible to all. The Lord Chancellor, Alex Chalk KC MP, heads the Ministry of Justice as the Secretary of State for Justice. The Ministry of Justice role encompasses a wide […]
- The Statute of Limitations in the United Kingdom (UK) establishes time limits within which legal actions can be brought against individuals or entities for various offenses. These limitations aim to strike a balance between the interests of justice and the need for legal certainty. In the UK, each jurisdiction—England and […]
- Misconduct in public office is a common law offence in the United Kingdom that is defined as an individual who, being a public officer, acting in that capacity or under the pretence of such office, wilfully neglects to perform his duty and/or wilfully misconducts himself to such a degree as […]
- The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) plays a crucial role in the criminal justice system of the United Kingdom and was established in 1986. The CPS is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases that have been investigated by the police and other investigative organisations in England and Wales. The CPS is independent […]
- Alex Chalk KC MP was appointed Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice on 21 April 2023. As the Secretary of State for Justice, Alex Chalk KC MP, heads the Ministry of Justice. He was Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence from October 2022 to April 2023 […]
- The Keeper or Master of the Rolls and Records of the Chancery of England, also known as the Master of the Rolls, is the President of the Civil Division of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. The Master of the Rolls is a senior judge and is second in seniority in England and Wales only […]
- The offence of wasting police time is committed when a person causes any wasteful employment of the police. Wasting Police Time – section 5(2) of the Criminal Law Act 1967 applies :- Penalties for concealing offences or giving false information. (2)Where a person causes any wasteful employment of the police […]
- Stalking and harassment is when someone repeatedly behaves in a way that makes you feel scared, distressed or threatened. Stalking and harassment is a criminal offence. There are different types of stalking and harassment and anyone can be a victim. Stalking and harassment are offences under the Protection from Harassment […]
- The Slip Rule is a legal tool in England and Wales that allows judges to correct typographical or other errors in court orders or judgments. The Slip Rule is included in both the Family Procedure Rules and the Civil Procedure Rules. This article will provide an overview of the Slip […]
- The Bar Standards Board (BSB) is the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales. It was established under the Legal Services Act 2007, which brought in sweeping changes to the way legal services were regulated in England and Wales. In this article, we will explore the establishment of the […]
- HHJ Farquhar was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 1999, as a District Judge in 2005 and as a Recorder in 2009. Stuart Alastair Farquhar was appointed a circuit judge, assigned to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Brighton County Court, with effect from October 9, 2013. Judge Farquhar […]
- HHJ Bedford was appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the North Eastern Circuit in May 2002, a District Judge in 2007 and a Circuit Judge on the 10th April 2013. “HM the Queen has appointed Robin Steven Bedford, to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord […]
- Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. Cafcass “independently advise the family courts about what is safe for children and in their best interests”(*) Cafcass has come under scrutiny in recent years due to a number of controversies and criticisms. One of the main criticisms has […]
- Short Answer, in my opinion, NO (*confirmed) Update 21st April 2023 – Dominic Raab has finally resigned ! Dear prime minister, I am writing to resign from your government, following receipt of the report arising from the inquiry conducted by Adam Tolley KC. I called for the inquiry and undertook […]
- In the United Kingdom, magistrates are volunteer judges who are appointed to serve in local courts. Magistrates are also known as justices of the peace (JP). Magistrates hear a range of criminal and civil cases, and they are responsible for making decisions on whether a case should be heard by […]
- The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) are two sets of rules that govern data protection and electronic marketing communications in the UK. PECR was introduced in 2003 and updated in 2011, while GDPR came into effect in 2018, replacing the Data Protection […]
- Contracts are are used to establish legally binding agreements between parties which can written or oral. Contracts can be simply described as a promise enforceable by law. In the UK, contracts are governed by the common law, which is a body of law that is derived from judicial decisions rather […]
- The law is a fundamental aspect of any society, and the United Kingdom is no exception. The law governs our everyday lives, providing a framework for behaviour and a means to resolve disputes. But what exactly is law in the UK ? In this article, we will explore the basics […]
- Emergency Alerts is a new UK government service that will warn you if there’s a danger to life nearby. The Launch of life-saving public emergency alerts system was announced by the Cabinet Office and The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP who is the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster […]
- The concept of “innocent until proven guilty” is a fundamental principle of the justice system in many countries around the world. The principle is that an individual is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. It is also known as “The presumption of innocence”. This principle is […]
- This Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 was introduced to clarify the legal position of those who assist, encourage, or facilitate the commission of a crime. It is therefore a piece of legislation that has had a significant impact on criminal law in England and Wales. Could a Senior Financial Remedy […]
- Here are the 25 oldest pieces of UK legislation, in chronological order, that are still in use today :- It is worth noting that while these laws are still technically in use, many have been amended or repealed over the centuries, and their relevance in modern legal practice is limited. […]
- The President of the Family Division is a highly esteemed position in the United Kingdom’s judicial system. It is a role responsible for overseeing and presiding over family-related cases in England and Wales. In this article, we will delve into the history of the position and provide details on the […]
- The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) are an independent office which supports the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice in considering complaints about the personal conduct of judicial office holders. It was established in 2006, following the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, which reformed the way in which judges are appointed, […]
- The Attorney General is a senior legal officer in the United Kingdom who is responsible for representing the Crown and the government in legal matters. Role of the Attorney General The Attorney General is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister, and is usually a member […]
- The Privy Council is an institution that has played an important role in the governance of many countries throughout history. Its origins can be traced back to the medieval period when it was established as a group of trusted advisors to the monarch. Over time, the role and composition of […]
- 1 Crown Office Row Barrister Chambers was founded in 1935 and has been operating for over 85 years. One Crown Office Row has built a reputation as one of the leading sets of barristers in the UK. 1 Crown Office Row (1COR) Barrister Chambers have offices based in London and […]
- The Equality Act 2010 is a piece of legislation in the UK that was introduced to provide a comprehensive framework for tackling discrimination and promoting equality. The Act was introduced on 1st October 2010 and replaced previous anti-discrimination laws, such as the Race Relations Act and the Disability Discrimination Act. […]
- Etiquette and manners are important aspects of the court system. They help to maintain the decorum of the court, ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice, and demonstrate respect for the rule of law. Etiquette and Manners Legal Penalties ? While there are no specific laws or penalties related […]
- What is a Judge ? A judge is a legal professional who presides over court proceedings and makes rulings and judgments on legal cases. Judges are responsible for ensuring that trials are conducted fairly and impartially, and for interpreting and applying the law in accordance with the relevant statutes, legal […]
- The King’s Counsel (KC) is a prestigious title awarded to senior barristers and advocates who have rights of audience in the higher courts of England and Wales who have also demonstrated the competencies in the Competency Framework to a standard of excellence. King’s Counsel are appointed from amongst practising advocates […]
- Daniel ShenSmith is a practising Barrister and Mediator who is also known as the BlackBelt Barrister. “I am a Barrister of England and Wales who helps you understand law” Daniel ShenSmith BlackBelt Barrister Youtube The BlackBeltBarrister YouTube channel provides free legal guidance and explains the different aspects of law, legal […]
- The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 is a significant piece of legislation that introduced major changes to the constitutional framework of the United Kingdom. A House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution produced a report with evidence in relation to the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 Explanatory notes to accompany the […]
- Burden and standard of proof are key concepts in the UK legal system that relate to the level of evidence required to prove a case. The burden of proof refers to the responsibility of the party making an assertion to provide evidence to support it, while the standard of proof […]
- His Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is an executive agency of the UK government, operating under the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The Lord Chancellor, The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP, heads the Ministry of Justice as the Secretary of State for Justice. See our article Can the Lord Chancellor […]
- What is a Crime ? In the UK, a crime is defined as any act or omission that is prohibited by law and is punishable by the state through fines, imprisonment, or other penalties.. Crimes can range from minor offences, such as motoring/traffic offences or petty theft, to serious crimes, […]
- Pro bono, a Latin phrase meaning “for the public good,” refers to the provision of legal services on a voluntary, free-of-charge basis to individuals and organisations who cannot afford to pay for legal assistance. In short, if you cannot afford a lawyer and do not qualify for legal aid, then […]
- Baroness Casey of Blackstock DBE CB has completed and published today (31st March 2023) her report The Baroness Casey Review into the standards of behaviour and internal culture of the Metropolitan Police Service (Met Police). You can read the reports into the Metropolitan Police Service here :- Baroness Casey Review […]
- What is a Reasonable Person ? The reasonable person test is a legal concept used in UK law, which seeks to establish a standard of conduct that a hypothetical reasonable person would exhibit in a given situation. It is also known as the objective standard test or the reasonable man/woman […]
- What is Open Justice ? Open justice is a fundamental principle of the United Kingdom’s legal system. It means that Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done. This principle ensures that the public can have confidence in the fairness and transparency […]
- In the United Kingdom, websites must comply with several legal requirements to operate legally. The three main pieces of legislation governing websites in the UK are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018, and the Companies Act 2006. In addition, public bodies and the government have […]
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making waves in the legal industry over the past few years. Many experts believe that AI technology could eventually replace lawyers, solicitors, and barristers. In a previous article we considered Could AI replace judges ? In this article, we will explore the potential benefits and […]
- Driving offences in the UK are regulated by a number of statutes, including the Road Traffic Act 1988, the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, the Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations 1999, and the Motor Vehicles (Insurance Requirements) Regulations 2011, among others. Some of the most common driving offences […]
- The Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA) is a UK law that was introduced in 1990 to address the issue of computer-related crime. The law is designed to protect computer users and systems from unauthorised access, hacking, and other forms of cybercrime. In this article, we will explore the Computer Misuse […]
- Insolvency is a term that is commonly used in the UK to refer to a financial state where an individual or business is unable to pay its debts as they fall due. In such a scenario, the individual or company is said to be insolvent. In the UK, the Insolvency […]
- Legal issues can arise in many different areas of our lives, from employment disputes to family law matters, and it can be challenging to know where to turn for help. Fortunately, in the UK, there are many resources available to individuals seeking free legal advice and assistance. One of the […]
- Debt Collectors and Bailiffs are both related to the process of collecting debts from individuals and businesses that owe money to creditors. In the UK, a debt collector is a person or company who is hired by a creditor to recover money that is owed to them by a debtor. […]
- A County Court Judgment (CCJ) is a legal order issued by a county court in England, Wales, or Northern Ireland against someone who owes money to a creditor. It is a common way for creditors to take legal action against debtors who have not paid their debts. A CCJ can […]
- What is a salaried judge ? Salaried judges in the UK are full-time judges who are employed by the government to preside over cases in various courts and tribunals. They are appointed by the King on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor, following a rigorous selection process that includes an […]
- A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows an individual to appoint someone to make decisions on their behalf in case they lose mental capacity. The LPA is a powerful tool that provides peace of mind and ensures that the individual’s wishes are respected even when […]
- Family law is an area of law that deals with legal issues arising from family relationships, such as divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, and other matters related to family dynamics. In the UK, mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process that can be used in family law cases […]
- To become a solicitor in the UK, you will need to follow these steps: The above steps are the most common route to qualification as a solicitor in the UK, however there are alternative routes to qualify as a solicitor. Here are some of the options: It’s important to note […]
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been revolutionising numerous industries in recent years, from healthcare to finance. One area that has been gaining more attention is the legal system, where AI such as OpenAI has the potential to revolutionize the way courts function. The idea of AI replacing judges entirely may seem […]
- A will is a legal document that specifies how a person’s assets and possessions will be distributed after their death. A will is also known as a Last Will and Testament There is no need for a will to be drawn up or witnessed by a firm of solicitors. You […]
- Legal aid is a government-funded program that provides financial assistance to individuals who cannot afford legal representation in court. In the United Kingdom, legal aid is administered by the Legal Aid Agency, which is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. Legal aid in the UK is available for […]
- Contempt of court is a serious offense in England and Wales, which can result in severe legal consequences. It refers to any action or behavior that interferes with the administration of justice or undermines the authority of the courts. Contempt can be classified into two broad categories: civil contempt and […]
- The Judiciary in England and Wales is made up of judges, magistrates, tribunal members, and coroners. Together, they uphold the rule of law. The three key values which are central to the role of judicial office holders (JOHs) in England and Wales are: Independence / Impartiality / Integrity The core […]
- The amount of BBC News notifications that aren’t worthy of the title of “Breaking News” appears to be increasing and is ridiculous. The BBC used to used Breaking News alerts for only the most serious newsworthy events. Today’s BBC News Alert “Eurovision 2023: Hosts include Graham Norton and Ted Lasso’s […]
- According to ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence (AI) when asked the following question about rogue family lawyers including rogue solicitors and barristers :- “Write 500 words about rogue family lawyers in the UK“ Family law can be a complex and emotionally charged area, which makes it all the more important for clients […]
- On the 5th December 2022 Netflix published on YoutTube the official trailer for the upcoming 6 part series Harry and Meghan. The upcoming series and timing has divided opinion especially in light of the passing of the most beloved Queen Elizabeth II. This is an historical and easily searchable excel […]
- On the 1st December 2022 Netflix published on YoutTube the teaser for the upcoming 6 part series Harry and Meghan. The upcoming series and timing has divided opinion especially in light of the passing of the most beloved Queen Elizabeth II. This is an historical and easily searchable excel and […]
- Criminal barristers in England and Wales have voted in favour of an all-out strike. The walkout by members of the Criminal Bar Association (CBA) in England and Wales will begin on 5 September and will be go on an indefinitely and uninterrupted. The Criminal Bar Association (CBA) vice chairwoman Kirsty […]
- Findings of Second Permanent Secretary’s Investigation Into Alleged Gatherings On Government Premises During COVID Restrictions written by Sue Gray from the Cabinet Office Against the backdrop of the pandemic, when the Government was asking citizens to accept far-reaching restrictions on their lives, some of the behaviour surrounding these gatherings is […]
- Contradiction and lies in a courtroom. Surely this is contempt of court ? You know I’m not dumb I. I know you can’t hit a woman. You can’t hit a Man. You can’t hit anyone. I did not fucking deck you ! I fucking was hitting you ! I did […]
- UK Parliament Thursday 21st April 2022 Watch the debate at parliamentlive.tv. The debate started at 11:36 BST. The main business will be a privilege motion. That this House(1) notes that, given the issue of fixed penalty notices by the police in relation to events in 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet […]
- A Good Morning Britain debate on government plans to send migrants to Rwanda posed the interesting question to Energy Minister Greg Hands “Would you send Jesus to Rwanda ?” Were Jesus, Mary and Joseph what we would consider today “refugees”? The answer is YES as Jesus and his family were […]
- Rishi Sunak’s wife Akshata Murthy is not his goods & chattels for him to order about for his political ambitions. Short answer is NO ! This is not the 1950s! She is a person in her own right and what she chooses to do is her business alone. She is […]
- Divorce law in England and Wales is changing from the 6th April 2022, with the introduction of no fault divorce. This means that couples will be able to get divorced without one person needing to lay blame on the other. This change will also be applied to civil partnership dissolution. […]
- As reported in the media including the Daily Mail Liam Gallagher posted on Twitter that 99% of judges are massive CUNTZ and entitled pricks. According to Wikipedia “Cuntz is a surname.” Prick is a vulgar word for penis as well as a pejorative term used to refer to a despicable […]
- A simple question, you might imagine. Activists from three of the largest campaign groups on women’s rights @WomensRightsNet @WomenUnitingUK @SexMattersOrg are urging the public to demand EVERY politician standing in next month’s elections can answer that simple question. Local elections are happening on 5th May 2022. “Tell candidates: Respect My […]
- Public satisfaction with the NHS has sunk to its lowest level since 1997, with just 36% of voters content with the way the health service is run and performing according to a survey from British Social Attitudes. https://www.bsa.natcen.ac.uk/latest-report/british-social-attitudes-33/nhs.aspx Read our review of Gavin Howe Barrister Latest Articles All articles can be found […]
- Op Hillman – Covid-19 regulation breaches update – Met Police They like others thought they got away with it but the law is the law ! I’m sure there are a number of public servants and members of public that will now be rightly investigated and fined for breaking the […]
- Hundreds of civil servants at the DVLA have done no work on full pay for significant periods of the pandemic as managers boast of watching Netflix at the public’s expense, a Times investigation reveals. What an absolute disgrace DVLA Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency Read our review of Gavin Howe […]
- You have the right to ask to see recorded information held by public authorities. Get answers from the government and public sector Make a request for information to a UK public authority and by law, they have to respond The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) a give you the right to […]
- The following unsolicited junk was received from Crawley Council. At a time of war in Ukraine, rising costs and Councils pleading poverty, spending precious funds on hand delivered environmentally unfriendly printed material, is a waste of public money. Shame on Crawley Council and shame on their advertisers Mayo Wynne Baxter […]
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- Nicola Sturgeon says sorry to WITCHES Miss Sturgeon said injustice was ‘driven by misogyny’ and needs recognition Read the Daily Mail Article Read our review of Gavin Howe Barrister Latest Articles All articles can be found in our Sitemap
- Read the House of Commons Report from the Independent Expert Panel published on 8th March 2022. UK Parliament The Independent Expert Panel was established by the House of Commons on 23 June 2020. The Panel hears any appeals from decisions by the parliamentaryCommissioner for Standards in complaints against a MP […]
- Auditing Britain and Hampshire Police- Powerless Detained or Free to go ? Jokers ! Lucky Boy ! Walk of Shame 🙂 8 Police Officers for one man with a camera……. This website claims to know the identity of Auditing Britain (AB) Make sure to subscribe to the Auditing Britain YouTube […]
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