Covid and The SFO: Charging Again
Covid and The SFO: Charging Again

Neil Hawes QC, Joint Head of Chambers comments:

The Covid-19 pandemic has created untold problems and complications for all walks of businesses and how they operate, often remotely, under the ‘new normal’. These challenges have been no different for the UK’s prosecuting agencies: the SFO has, in fact, throughout recent months, continued to pursue its investigations, although recent press coverage has drawn attention to the fact that the SFO has hit an all-time low number of active charges for the organisation.…

Consequences Should not Matter for Consent
Consequences Should not Matter for Consent

Jo Morris has written an article published in The Times. Either follow the link here , or read the text below.

Consequences should not matter for consent
The ruling in the Jason Lawrence case reflects the spirit and letter of the law, and will stop future claims taking unexpected twists
The ruling of the Court of Appeal in the case of Jason Lawrence is eminently sensible.