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Costs not recoverable on ‘the nod’ - A warning for private prosecutors R (on the application of T M Eye Ltd) v Southampton Crown Court [2021] EWHC 2624 (Admin)

United Kingdom - December 16 2021 Last month, the High Court handed down judgement in R (on the application of T M Eye Ltd) v Southampton Crown Court reinforcing the correct approach…

Mythbusting: Motivation in Starting a Private Prosecution

United Kingdom - December 16 2021 Private prosecutions provide an effective way to seek justice; and particularly in circumstances when the traditional prosecuting agencies are unable…

Christina Orthodoxou

Health and Safety - personal liability for directors operating in the built environment

United Kingdom - November 11 2021 The built environment presents health and safety risks like no other sector. Whether it be the risk of falls from height, hazardous substances…

Mythbusting: Recovery of Costs in Private Prosecutions

United Kingdom - November 6 2020 Private prosecutions provide an effective way to seek justice; and particularly in circumstances when the traditional prosecuting agencies are unable…

Best practice guide for charities conducting private prosecutions

United Kingdom - April 30 2020 The Charities Commission has recently warned that fraudsters are exploiting the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to carry out fraud and…

Shannett Thompson