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KN's Cross Border Criminal Law Conference on 5 May 2022 | Panel Discussion: 20 years since the Pinochet case - the current state of universal jurisdiction in the UK

United Kingdom - April 7 2022 The Prime Minister recently committed the UK’s support to achieving justice in respect of the war crimes allegations arising out of the Ukraine…

Record fine of £90 million for Southern Water

United Kingdom - July 23 2021 On 9 July 2021 Southern Water Services Ltd (SWS) was fined £90 million, to be paid out of company operating profits, in what was the largest fine…

Charlie Roe

R v Wood Treatment Limited - corporate manslaughter and the challenge of proving causation

United Kingdom - July 19 2021 This case concerned the tragic events at Bosley Mill (‘the Mill’) where on 17 July 2015 a large explosion resulted in the deaths of four workers. The…

Charlie Roe

Buying property with crypto assets: Can it ever be justified?

United Kingdom - June 28 2021 A recent Times article highlighted the National Crime Agency’s concern about crypto assets being used to fund property purchases in the UK. The…

Daniel Browne

Arrests of care home workers following COVID-19 outbreaks: a review of criminal liability

United Kingdom - April 1 2021 In late February 2021 a news article reported that a care home worker had been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter after a patient…

Sophie Wood