Court dates in lockdown
The justice system in England and Wales is essential and those essential to its running have been deemed key staff by the Government. Courts have to adapt and cannot function in their usual way at this time. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) are working hard to keep our justice […]
The Fundamentals of Proceeds of Crime, Confiscation Orders and Restraint Orders: When, why and what to do?
Proceeds of crime is a term given to money or assets which are said to have been gained during the course of criminal activity. Authorities, including the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Serious Fraud Office (SFO), have the power to confiscate these assets under the […]