27 03, 2017

Historic Police Caution and Arrest Record Deleted

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Our client has successfully had their police caution, arrest record and biometric data (fingerprints/DNA) removed from police records, including the Police National Computer (PNC). This will mean that the client's Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be cleared. Thank you for all your help and assistance in getting the best decision I could have

23 03, 2017

Another Police Caution Removal Success

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We have again had a police caution expunged from the Police National Computer (PNC) for one of our clients. The client had received the police caution after a domestic dispute. The client had taken the services of the duty solicitor at the police station, who advised him to accept the police caution. After reviewing the

22 03, 2017

Another Police Caution Removed for Client

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Our client had been issued with a police caution many years ago in relation to an allegation of ABH. The client had unsuccessfully applied to the police for the expungement of the caution. Once we were instructed we were able to identify some serious procedural defects in the case which rendered the caution unlawful. We

9 03, 2017

Police Caution Removal for Client

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Our client instructed us to apply for the deletion of his police caution. The client had received the caution in the context of a domestic argument. The police caution, had it remained on the Police National computer (PNC), would have greatly affected the client’s professional and personal plans for the future. After our initial assessment,

24 02, 2017

Police Caution Deletion Success

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The police have agreed to delete (expunge) our client’s caution from the Police National Computer (PNC). The client, a successful professional, had received a police caution in relation to a theft allegation. Had the police caution remained on the PNC then it would have seriously affected the client's ability to work, and to live

3 02, 2017

Police Caution Removed for Teacher

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Our client, a teacher, had received a caution in relation to a domestic common assault allegation. The client had been wrongfully issued the police caution in relation to a malicious allegation made by an ex-partner. After reviewing the case we were able to clearly determine that there had been some serious defects in the

1 02, 2017

Is a police caution a criminal record?

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Is a police caution a criminal record? The short answer to this question is yes - a caution is a criminal record. However what actually constitutes a "criminal record" is not a precisely defined concept, and the better question to ask is, in what circumstances will my caution be disclosed? A caution will become

30 01, 2017

Is a Caution a Criminal Conviction?

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If you have been offered or have received a caution, you may be wondering what the precise consequences of accepting a police caution (a simple police caution) are. Is a Caution a Criminal Conviction? A frequently asked question is whether a police caution is a criminal conviction. The short answer is no, a caution is

25 01, 2017

Police Caution Removed for Finance Professional

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Our client, a successful professional working in finance, has had his caution deleted by the police. The police caution for common assault, relating to a domestic dispute, would have been disclosable on a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate for 6 years (certain police cautions never become protected, and in some cases even minor cautions

22 12, 2016

Judicial Review – Police Settle Claim to Remove Police Caution, Arrest Record and Biometrics

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We have again won a case against the police to expunge a police caution, arrest record, fingerprints, DNA and custody photo from the client's record. The police had originally refused to remove the records, instead preferring to challenge the case. We issued judicial review proceedings against the police to challenge their decision to retain the