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Calling Extinction Rebellion Protesters

Katie McCaughin
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The extinction rebellion protest is currently ongoing. As of the 8 th October 2019 there have been 541 arrests. During the April protests 1,130 people were arrested over a 2 week period. The ethos behind the protest is peaceful protest in full public view....

Going to court for the first time

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If you are appearing in court for the first time, first thing you must consider is whether or not you will need a solicitor to assist you.   Everyone decides to deal with court appearances differently: one person may feel confident enough to deal with...

I can not afford to pay the fine

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If you have been summoned to court or if you receive a fine but can not pay it, you may need legal assistants. If you go to court and are asked to ask for non-payment of fines, you may be able to use a fully qualified lawyer, who can represent you on your...

When can the police request a breath test?

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Only a police officer can request a breath test. However the officer does not have to be in uniform. They will have to be uniformed to administer it (unless after an accident). The request can only be made in one of the following scenarios: The police...

How new "Claudia's Law" affects family members

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The Claudia’s Law also known as the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017, came into force on Wednesday 31 st July 2019. This is a welcomed change in the law that now allows families of a missing loved ones, the ability to take control of their...

Fare Evasion Newsflash! Do you need assistance?

Marvin Roberts
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There has been a large increase in cases of fare evasion prosecutions. As a result we have found that there have been a large increase in enquiries and cases relating to fare evasion. This is our general guide on how to deal with this issue. In recent times...

How To Resolve Disputes Quickly and Easily via Mediation

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On the 24th July 2019 Dominic Geodjenian and Aneesha Bhunjun hosted a workshop on “How to resolve disputes quickly and easily via Mediation” at the International House in Brixton. They each gave an enlightening presentation on how mediation...

Drilling To Get The Points On The Scoreboard

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Since the begining of the year we have seen a rise in the number of youth being stabbed in the UK. This trend started to become more popular in big urban cities such as London or Birmingham, but this epidemic has expanded to all areas of the UK. This could...

Mediation Before Court Is A Must Say Judges

Dominic Geodjenian
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Judges want you to go to Mediation before you attempt to go to court In light of the fact that family courts can no longer cope with the overwhelming amount of cases. Judges are being told to get tougher on making sure parents attend mediation before...

What is the Drinking limit?

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Anyone who is driving, attempting to drive, or in charge of a motor vehicle, whether it be on the road or in a public place. for example a pub car park or a garage forecourt, may be required by the police to provide a breath test, in order to check that...

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