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Contempt of Court – Respondent must be warned about self-incrimination

Applications for Committal for contempt of court in civil proceedings are a niche and distinctive area of law. They are of a quasi-criminal nature, but exist within the framework of Civil Procedure, thus combining two separate fields of law that tend not to interact with each other. However, at Janes Solicitors, our criminal solicitors, armed with their extensive knowledge and experience of criminal law, work hand-in-hand with our civil practitioners in order to ensure that we are uniquely placed to provide a full a full service in this area, including obtaining the appropriate legal aid that parties may be entitled to. 

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Lockdown – Your Personal and Business Rights and Restrictions

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020

In the face of the growing COVID-19 crisis, the government followed the example of other nations and introduced unprecedented restrictions on businesses and individual liberties. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force at 1:00 p.m. on 26th March 2020. They remain in force until they are revoked by the Government, with a review to take place every 21 days. The first such review took place on 16 April 2020 and a decision was taken to extend the powers until 7 May 2020. The time that they remain in force is called ‘the emergency period’. 

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Released Under Investigation: delays and the case for review

During a police investigation, once a suspect has been identified and interviewed (whether under arrest or not), the police must decide what to do with him or her next. If the police are not yet able to charge the suspect they must release him or her. Typically there will be further enquiries to be made, or the file will be sent to the Crown Prosecution Service for a charging decision. Both of these take time. 

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Iran Sanctions Update. The Post-Brexit Future Begins To Take Shape

This article examines the changes to be enacted by the The Iran (Sanctions)(Human Rights)(EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (“the Regulations”)  to the UK’s existing sanctions regime and assesses the impact on those in the UK engaged  in trade with Iran in light of recent developments in the Gulf of Tormuz and the current course of the Brexit process.

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Recognition for Excellence in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK

Janes Solicitors are delighted to be once again highly ranked this year in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.  All of our Partners have been ranked as exceptional lawyers across Financial Crime, White Collar Crime and Crime.

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