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24 01, 2018

Criminal Damage Police Caution Expunged

By |January 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our client was issued a caution for criminal damage in his own home, related to a domestic incident. The client had accepted the services of the duty solicitor, and accepted a police caution. It was only after leaving the police station with the caution, and searching online, that the client realised that the caution

12 01, 2018

Police Caution Deleted for Academic

By |January 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |

We have again had a caution expunged for a client. Our client was a professional University academic, the caution was having a serious adverse effect on the client’s professional advancement. The client was extremely anxious that the caution would end their career, and even though they had fully admitted the allegation, they contacted us

18 12, 2017

Caution Removed for Professional

By |December 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution removed for a professional client. The client had a caution for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH). If the caution had remained on the client's record it would have had a permanent impact on his career. ABH Caution Removal Solicitor Under current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) rules

2 12, 2017

Sexual Offence Police Caution Deleted

By |December 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution expunged for a client. The caution had been issued a number of years previously, in relation to a sexual offence.We were able to identify aspects in the evidence which enabled us to challenge the basis of the caution, even though the caution had been issued over five years

22 11, 2017

Drugs Police Caution Expunged

By |November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the removal of our client's police caution. The client had been found in possession of a class A drug, and had admitted in interview, with the duty solicitor advising, that the drugs were his. The client works in a highly trusted profession, and the caution was having a devastating

1 11, 2017

Arrest Record Deleted

By |November 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of our client’s Police National Computer (PNC) arrest record. The client had been wrongfully accused of a criminal allegation, and had been arrested, detained, fingerprinted, DNA swabbed and held overnight. We made representations to the police for the deletion of the client’s record. After initially resisting deletion,

28 10, 2017

Police Caution Removed for Medical Student

By |October 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution successfully removed for one of our clients. The client had been issued a police caution in relation to an allegation of assault. After we forensically examined the evidence, we identified some major defects in the way the police had handled the case. Police Caution Expungement We

24 10, 2017

Police Caution Removal Success for Assault Allegation

By |October 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a police caution expunged from the Police National Computer (PNC) for our client. Our client worked in financial services, and the caution was having a detrimental impact on our client's career. The caution would have been disclosed on a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for 6 years, and

16 10, 2017

Criminal Record Sealing and Expungement in England and Wales

By |October 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Currently in England and Wales there is no formal process for the “sealing” a criminal record. There is no procedure to apply to a Court to have a criminal record formally sealed so that it is not disclosed. There is also no formal process for expunging a criminal record (other than police records) namely

5 10, 2017

20 Year Old Historic Police Caution Removal

By |October 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the removal from the Police National Computer (PNC) a caution issued 20 years ago. The caution related to a sexual allegation, and the vast majority of the evidence had been deleted by the police. Despite the extensive period of time since the police caution was issued, we were nevertheless