Crime News

 

Duncan Lewis:CrimeRubin Italia interviewed by LBC Radio (20 July 2017)

 

Rubin Italia was interviewed by LBC Radio to discuss the extension of the legal scheme under which anyone can ask for convicted criminals sentences to be extended. As it stands the current scheme allows these requests to be made for criminals who have been convicted of crimes such as sexual offences, robbery and crimes involving fire arms. However, it is being extended to terrorist related offences. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Crime“You could go to jail if you don’t answer my questions!” – Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is real and its effects are staggering (11 July 2017)

 

Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is a breathtakingly broad and intrusive power to stop, search and hold individuals at sea and, airports and international rail stations. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeGethin Payne discusses theft by finding on ABN Radio (21 April 2017)

 

Gethin is a solicitor-advocate for Duncan Lewis Solicitors, regularly appearing in Magistrates Courts across the country as an advocate as well as litigating more serious matters. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeRubin Italia discusses new mobile phone driving penalties (ABN Radio) (15 March 2017)

 

Rubin was invited on to ABN to clarify the changes in legislation regrading drivers using their mobile phones. He clarified that it is not the law that had changed, but the punishment for breaking said laws have become more severe. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeRegina v K: Duncan Lewis Solicitors Successfully Invoke the Abuse of Process Jurisdiction to Stay Proceedings (18 January 2017)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors recently acted in Regina v K, at St Albans Crown Court, in which the exceptional abuse of process jurisdiction was invoked to stay proceedings. The case involved allegations of historic sexual abuse between two half-brothers that were the subject of a police investigation in 2007. Originally, the investigation had concluded and a social services disposal followed, when both of the parties were young children, aged 12 and 9 years old respectively. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeSexual abuse in the spotlight (25 November 2016)

 

Investigation into Metropolitan Police declares 'failings' inchild sexual abuse cases and football sexual abuse claims leads to creation of a new hotline for the NSPCC.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeDuncan Lewis Solicitors has been awarded the 2017 Crime Contracts for the provision of Duty Solicitor Services (24 November 2016)

 

Legal 500 “Top Tier” firm Duncan Lewis Solicitors has been awarded Crime Contracts for the provision of Duty Solicitor Services, from January/April 2017 at Police Stations, Magistrates Courts and in the Crown Courts from 27 offices in London and across the UK.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:Crime Inmates kept in jail beyond their sentence (23 November 2016)

 

The media has been inundated with news that the Prison Service is facing ‘meltdown’ as many convicts are being held months longer than their recommended release date.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeChambers UK 2017 results: Duncan Lewis Solicitor’s Criminal Defence Team ranked as a Top Ranking Firm and Director’s Toufique Hossain, Dianne Cowie and Laila Bhunnoo ranked as leaders in their field (8 November 2016)

 

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is delighted to announce that the company’s Crime & Fraud legal department has been recognised as a Top Ranking practice in Crime for Watford, Uxbridge & Surrounding areas. Director Toufique Hossain of Public Law and Immigration, Director Dianne Cowie of Housing and Director Laila Bhunnoo of Family and Child Care have also been ranked as leaders in their respective fields. . Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeRubin Italia interviewed on LBC radio discussing the sentence against the Islamist cleric convicted of supporting terrorism Anjem Choudary (8 September 2016)

 

Recognised as a leading lawyer in Crime by Chambers UK 2014 edition, Duncan Lewis Crime Director Rubin Italia was interviewed by Nick Ferrari’s Breakfast Show on LBC radio as an independent legal expert on 7th September about the sentence to over five years in prison against UK Preacher Anjem Choudary, convicted for supporting terrorism and radicalizing young Muslims across Europe.. Read more...

Duncan Lewis:CrimeCriminal Defence Specialist and Higher Court Advocate Chris Georgiou joins Duncan Lewis as a Consultant Solicitor (15 July 2016)

 

Recognised as a Top Tier and leading criminal defence practice by Chambers UK 2016, Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce the recent arrival of Criminal Defence Specialist and Higher Court Advocate, Chris Georgiou. With Duncan Lewis, Georgiou will practise in all aspects of criminal and fraud defence and primarily from the company’s Harrow and North London offices.. Read more...