News

  • 28 Nov 2018

    A Taxing Problem For Businesses

    It has now been over fourteen months since the main provisions of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force on the 30th September 2017, and there are important things that business owners need to know
  • 27 Nov 2018

    Restorative Justice: How Does It Work?

    Restorative Justice, or RJ as it is often referred to is a way of punishing people who have committed and admitted crime as a direct alternative to a conviction.
  • 26 Nov 2018

    Explained: Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs) & Notices (DVPNs)

    The police will often issue Domestic Violence Protection Notices (DVPNs) following allegations of domestic violence where the alleged perpetrator has not been charged.
  • 23 Nov 2018

    Fishing ‘Rod’ Licences & the Law

    Under Section 27 of the Salmon & Freshwater Fisheries Act, 1975, anyone aged 13 or older in English and Wales must have a valid rod licence to fish in freshwater.
  • 20 Nov 2018

    A Curious Tale of Two Police Stations

    For those in the car, or walking up The Gateway in Newton Heath in Manchester, they are then confronted by the curious tale of two different police stations situated at either side of The Gateway.
  • 19 Nov 2018

    What is the Defence of Duress?

    What is duress exactly? We asked partner Bryan McMahon to provide a definitive guide on what it is, what it means and when it can or cannot be relied on:
  • 15 Nov 2018

    Can I Appear in Court Anonymously?

    As defence solicitors representing a multitude of individuals for a multitude of different types of offences and case we are often asked this question.
  • 13 Nov 2018

    GPS Tagging: Coming To An Ankle Near You

    GPS Location monitoring tags will be launched in the North West England and the Midlands from the 30th November 2018
  • 06 Nov 2018

    Monkey Dust: The Walking Dead - Halloween Related or Something More Sinister?

    Our Trainee Solicitor Hannah Costley provides a full report on the newest drug on the scene in the North West, what it is and what the effects and consequences of taking it are.
  • 06 Nov 2018

    Acid Attacks - New Laws Out Now

    Following a spate of serious assaults recently involving the use of acids and other corrosive substances there has been a change in the law in an attempt by the government to control their use.