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6 02, 2019

Supreme Court Ruling on disclosure of old or minor offences

A landmark case by the Supreme Court has ruled that the current laws on disclosure of criminal records is ‘plainly disproportionate’. As a result of this ruling many thousands of people may not be required to disclose old or minor criminal offences when applying for jobs.

1 11, 2018

Success in obtaining a costs award against the Crown Prosecution Service

Edwards Duthie Shamash were again successful in obtaining a Costs Award against the Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of two clients involved in criminal proceedings. Both were acquitted of serious offences of dishonesty.

30 04, 2018

Edwards Duthie Shamash secure substantial costs award against the Crown Prosecution Service

Edwards Duthie Shamash were successful in obtaining a costs award against the Crown Prosecution Service for just over £13,000 following our clients’ acquittal in Crown Court proceedings. Both had been accused of stealing monies from an elderly relative.