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Statement on behalf of Oliver Hardiman

Wednesday, 28 February 2024 | Janes Solicitors

Janes Solicitors act for Oliver Hardiman in contempt proceedings currently before the High Court King’s Bench Division, brought by The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Both we and our client ...

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The Unseemly Disparity of Central Funds Costs as Between Private Prosecutor And Acquitted Defendant

Thursday, 11 January 2024 | David Janes

After all an innocent  defendant has  endured, the ordeal and ignomny of a criminal trial, the final rebuff of the criminal justice system is  that he will not recover his ...

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The Air Navigation Regulations 2023; Drones, prisons, and ‘no fly zones’

Thursday, 11 January 2024 | Alex Chapman

The boom in the retail market for affordable civilian Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, or drones) has caused significant headaches for the prisons service, as ever-increasing numbers of the remote-controlled aircraft ...

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The Online Safety Act 2023: Navigating the Legal Landscape

Thursday, 09 November 2023 | Alex Chapman

In an increasingly digital world, the importance of online safety cannot be overstated. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, so too must the legal framework that governs it. The ...

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Statement on behalf of Mr Daniel Curnock

Thursday, 19 January 2023 | Janes Solicitors

The Judgment of Mrs Justice Joanna Smith in Reeves v Reeves [2023] EWHC 73 (Ch) was handed down at 10:30am on Thursday 19th January 2023. Her Ladyship dismissed an Application ...

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Police Bail before Charge: New Timetable and Statutory Changes

Monday, 26 September 2022 | David Janes

I have written two previous articles concerning the statutory regime relating to Police Bail before charge (see my article ‘Revolutionary Changes to Police Bail’ and follow up). The Police, Crime, ...

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A sense of entitlement – an unintended consequence of Navigator v Deripraska?

Thursday, 11 August 2022 | Marc Livingston

Cases concerning allegations of Contempt of Court never seem to be far from the legal news at the moment. High profile examples have included: a solicitor being found in contempt ...

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The US Supreme Court leak – the “gravest, most unforgivable sin”. How do the English Courts treat similar breaches?

Thursday, 05 May 2022 | Marc Livingston

The leak of the United States Supreme Court’s draft opinion, purportedly confirming that the Court is preparing to rule in favour of the State of Mississippi that the State is ...

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Costs Orders in Contempt Proceedings – Be Aware of the Anomalies!

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Marc Livingston

Costs Orders in Contempt Proceedings seem like they should be simple on the surface. However, scratch a little deeper and there are a number of anomalies and ambiguities that need ...

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SANCTIONS UPDATE: Bad News Bears – Abramovich, Russia, the Economic Crime (transparency and Enforcement) Bill and the Implications for Iran and the renewed JCPOA talks

Monday, 14 March 2022 | James Mullion

The Russian destruction and dismemberment of Ukraine’s sovereign territory and population has been rightly met with public outcry and the call for stern and wide-ranging action against the Putin regime. ...

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Wednesday, 02 February 2022 | Janes Solicitors

The Court of Rome today confirmed that the Italian detention warrant issued against our client Gianluigi Torzi has been withdrawn. As a result, steps should be taken immediately for the ...

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The Pathos of Non Publication of the Sue Gray Report

Friday, 28 January 2022 | David Janes

I find it difficult to discern the logic or any rational explanation why there should be any substantial redaction or postponement of the Susan Gray report pending the outcome of ...

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