New Coronavirus Laws: What are they?

What is the new law and when did it come into force? The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on Thursday 26th March 2020. Under the new law, police officers can order members of the public to go home, leave an area, and have the power to disperse a group. What […]

Case dropped against mother of disabled child for failing to attend school

Hetal Patel (a solicitor in our Nottingham Criminal Department) recently represented a client who was being prosecuted by the Local Authority for failing to ensure her child attended school. The client’s son was a 14-year-old boy who at the age of 3 suffered a serious brain injury following contracting meningitis. This caused the child to […]