Civil Fraud, Commercial Disputes
Unfair Prejudice Claims | Company Minority Shareholders
Unfair prejudice arises when the interests of one or more minority shareholders in a company suffer prejudice by the actions of directors or majority shareholders of the company. The Companies Act 2006 (‘the Act’) provides a course of action at section 994 as follows: A member of a company may apply to the court by […]
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23/05/24
Unfair Prejudice Claims | Company Minority Shareholders
Regulatory
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (‘ICAEW’) is a professional membership organisation which promotes, develops, and supports chartered accountants and students. To become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant, the ACA qualification is required which encompasses professional development, ethics and professional scepticism, accountancy, finance and business modules and practical work experience. ICAEW strives to […]
22/05/24
Criminal Litigation, Sexual Offences
KANGS has recently represented a client in his successful application to Wood Green Crown Court to discharge an Indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order (‘the Order’) which was imposed in 2016. Helen Holder of KANGS outlines the circumstances. The Circumstances Indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order Our client sought a discharge, or, failing that, a variation of […]
21/05/24
Regulatory
The General Pharmaceutical Council (‘the GPhC’) is the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies across the UK. Its primary function is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public, by ensuring quality and maintenance of standards in pharmacy. The GPhC investigates complaints concerning pharmacy professionals and pharmacies and will take […]
20/05/24
Criminal Litigation
Community Orders were introduced by The Criminal Justice Act 2003 and provide a non-custodialsentence option which a criminal court may impose where it is considered that the offence is not so serious that only imprisonment can be justified. ‘The Court must not make a Community Order unless it is of the opinion that: was serious […]
17/05/24
Criminal Litigation
The 'bad character' of a Defendant encompasses previous convictions for similar offences to those being tried in the current criminal trial. The Prosecution may wish to introduce this history to support their allegations. With similar motivation, the criminal defence solicitors might seek to introduce a conviction(s) involving dishonesty on the part of a Prosecution witness, […]
16/05/24
Criminal Litigation, Private Prosecutions
Prosecutions of alleged criminal offences are ordinarily brought by the Crown Prosecution Service (‘the CPS’) upon evidence provided by a public authority, such as the Police, HMRC, the Serious Fraud Office, but can also be through Private Prosecutions. If the CPS chooses not to undertake a Prosecution, for any reason, an individual or organisation may […]
15/05/24

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