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 […]

Associateship for Jenny Gerrard

Bhatia Best Solicitors are delighted to announce that Jenny Gerrard has been promoted to the role of Associate. Jenny is based in our Criminal Defence department at Nottingham and has been a key member of the team for over 10 years. Jenny has a specialism in Youth Court work and has built up a large […]

High Praise for Alexis Mercer

Bhatia Best were delighted to receive this positive feedback from a new client of ours, recently represented by Alexis Mercer in our Criminal Defence department: “I felt the need to write to you following the recent legal representation I received from your company.  I requested legal representation and was allocated Alexis Mercer from your firm. […]

Paedophile Hunters found NOT GUILTY of false imprisonment!

A jury at Leeds Crown Court today returned a not guilty verdict for paedophile hunters accused of falsely imprisoning two men they suspected of being child sex offenders. Our client was part of the Leeds-based group Predator Exposure. Members of the group confronted two men on separate occasions after they had allegedly  taken part in […]

Derby County drink driving players sentenced to ‘community service’

Derby County FC footballers, Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett, have pleaded guilty to drink driving and both were sentenced to ‘Community Service’. There has been a strong reaction on social media about the case, with some suggestions that the players have ‘gotten off lightly’. In this article, the head of our Motoring Law department, Tom […]

Case dropped against man accused of crashing his car whilst disqualified

A disqualified driver accused of causing a road traffic collision involving several vehicles has had his case thrown out today by Derby Magistrates’ Court. The client had been disqualified in July 2019 after reaching 12 penalty points. The police accused him of causing a road traffic collision in Derby in August. Officers attended the scene […]

Case dropped against man who was found in possession of a ‘weapon’

A man who had been charged with possessing a metal baseball bat in a public place has had the charge dropped, following work by Bhatia Best. The 24-year-old Nottingham man was pulled over by the police in July after they believed they could smell cannabis. Upon a search of the car, officers found a large […]

Congratulations Amy Lyons!

Everyone at Bhatia Best would like to congratulate Amy Lyons on being offered a Training Contract with the firm. Amy is a fully accredited Police Station Representative in our Criminal Defence department based at our Mansfield Office and previously worked in our Family & Child Law department. As a trainee solicitor, Amy will be on […]

Amreek Jandoo joins Bhatia Best

Everyone here at Bhatia Best Solicitors would like to say a huge welcome to Amreek Jandoo, who joined Bhatia Best on 1st July 2019. Amreek Jandoo is a Duty Solicitor working in our Criminal Defence Department, based at our Nottingham Office. Amreek joins the firm following time at a “Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners” […]

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