Lengthy sentence for drug dealing from prison

The court of appeal upheld lenthy sentences imposed on prisoners who continued their drug dealing operation. In R v Morley and Others 2012 EWCA Crim 1866 M, C and Y were convicted of conspiracy to supply class A and class B drugs. Drugs were distributed in Cumbria, West Yorkshire and the North East. Y ran […]

Recent ruling as to what constitutes a valid marriage

In the recent case of MA –v- JA and the Attorney General (2012) EWHC 2219 (FAM) the court ruled that a marriage was valid: • A husband and wife asserted that they had been validly married in a ceremony of marriage that took place at a mosque in 2002. They sought a declaration that their […]

Personal injury client assisted by Community Care team

A personal injury client who had a fore foot amputation was unable to use his bath. The Local Authority have community care obligations and a bathing assessment was requested. The initial assessment confirmed that a formal assessment was required but there was a 9 month waiting list! The matter was referred to our Public Law […]