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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...

Lawyers vs. Lawyers

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The difference between a Solicitor and Barrister. There are two different kinds of advocates within in the UK legal system. You use a Solicitor to assist you from buying a home, to having had any interaction with the police. Additionally a Barrister will...

2019: Legal Walk

Andrew Wainwright
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A team from Wainwright & Cummins attended the London Legal Walk on the 17 th June. The walk aims to raise money for free legal advice charities. In total the walk was 10k and we passed many of London’s landmarks. The walk started at Holborn,...

What is Family Mediation?

Dominic Geodjenian
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Family mediation is a “voluntary” process where an independent professionally trained mediator assists people separating or divorcing to work out an agreement after you have split up. Family mediation is much quicker and less stressful than...

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