Legal News & Articles

Legal Article: Doli Incapax and Historic Sexual Offending

08 February 2019

Legal Article: Doli incapax roughly translated as ‘incapable of evil’ is a historic defence developed through the common law that until 1998, afforded children below the age of fourteen immunity from criminal prosecution within England and Wales.

Legal Article: The Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Revisited

14 January 2019

Legal Article: Whilst an increasing number of potential victims of slavery are being identified and supported, the number of convictions and the use of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 within the judicial system remains relatively low, due to their often protracted and complex nature.

Legal Article: Assaults on Emergency Workers (Protection) Act 2018

20 December 2018

Legal Article: In the last few years, assaults on emergency workers has increased dramatically, this is not just restricted to police officers, prison officers, but also NHS staff, firefighters and others being attacked whilst attending incidents or dealing with their normal work functions.