News

  • 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.
  • 05 Nov 2018

    Bonfire night and fireworks - know the law

    Senior Chartered Legal Executive Claire Tapper explains the legalities of fireworks to try to protect you and avoid falling foul of of the law this bonfire night.
  • 05 Nov 2018

    How To Protect Yourself From Cybercrime

    At Burton Copeland, we deal with complex investigations and proceedings which require specialist knowledge. In particular, we often deal with cases involving cybercrime offences which see our clients fall foul of various acts such as the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and Fraud Act 2006.
  • 30 Oct 2018

    burton copeland recognised by the times newspaper as one of the best law firms

    Burton Copeland are absolutely delighted to have been named as one of the top law firms in the UK by The Times.