Shaun Murphy, Senior Partner at Edwards Duthie Shamash. [...]
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.
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.
Edwards Duthie Shamash succeeded in having a caution removed for a client following a domestic incident with his wife.
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.
Edwards Duthie Shamash acted for a client who was accused of conspiracy to supply cocaine. There were two other Co-Defendants in the trial.
For many, a driving licence is an important qualification that you never want to lose. The loss of a driving licence can be devastating. It could be the end of your job or the cause of enormous personal problems. Breach of driving laws can attract not only fines, but also the loss of your licence.