Crime

An unjust justice system: The government needs to get real

Editor's note: Can substandard justice – whatever that looks like in practice – be justice at all?

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020; and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

‘Justice depends on government’: Peers publish damning report

The quality of justice is increasingly at risk and it’s the government’s fault, peers have concluded in a comprehensive report

Considerably more legal aid funding needed, say peers

MoJ must invest much more to legal aid 'to meet the reality of need', say peers

Justice backlog: MPs have little confidence in MoJ

The MoJ has lost its way – that’s the underlying message from a damning report from MPs

NatWest faces landmark FCA prosecution for ML breaches

The FCA is prosecuting NatWest for money laundering breaches, causing shockwaves across the financial community.

17 Mar 2021 | Commercial

Criminalising trespass

A new criminal offence of intentional residence on land without consent (trespassing) has been announced. Under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bi

11 Mar 2021 | Crime

2021 Budget does little to quench thirst of ‘legal aid deserts’

£450m provided to support justice system in England and Wales

Video remand hearings reinstated by police

The police are to reinstate the use of VRM after government funding, the Law Society has confirmed

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