Bhatia Best supports the “Man Enough” campaign against domestic violence.

On 26th November the Nottingham Evening Post launched the Man Enough workplace challenge – asking businesses across the county to get as many sign-ups as possible between now and Christmas, in a bid to get the message to a wide audience. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the help that is out there for […]

Abolition of IPP for dangerous offenders. New mandatory life sentences.

Indefinite sentences of imprisonment for public protection have been replaced by a new regime which is effective from 3rd December 2012. The primary sentence to replace the IPP is the Extended Determinate Sentence (EDS). This consists of a fixed term followed by an extended period of licence. There are two release provisions, depending upon the […]

7 December 2012 – Only 76 working days left for family legal aid.

Legal aid is being withdrawn from most family law disputes at the end of March 2013. This is due to cost cutting measures introduced by the government under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO). Due to the Easter holiday the last day for legal aid to be granted for many […]