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

31 01, 2017

How long does a police caution stay on your record?

By |January 31st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The answer to the question "How long does a police caution stay on your record?" depends on who is asking the question. The answer will be different depending on the level of disclosure that can be lawfully requested by the organisation who is asking the question. On a basic disclosure a caution (youth and

22 12, 2016

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

By |December 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

16 12, 2016

DBS Minded to Bar Successful Challenge

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We have again successfully challenged the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in respect of proceedings to place a client on the children and adults barred list. The client had been previously issued a caution in relation to a sexual offence many years ago. On application for a job, an enhanced DBS check was undertaken –

3 12, 2016

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Barring Appeal

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We have successfully challenged the disclosure of incorrect information on a DBS certificate. The client, a successful professional, had been issued with a DBS certificate that contained incorrect criminal record information. The disclosure of the information would have seriously affected the client’s professional career and may have resulted in the loss of their employment. After

11 11, 2016

DBS Prosecution Collapse followed by Police Caution Removal

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We have successfully defended a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) barred listed prosecution and subsequently argued for the deletion of the client’s police caution. The client had been issued with a police caution and placed on the child and vulnerable persons barred list. The client was prosecuted for applying for a regulated job from which

27 01, 2016

Instruction in Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Barred List Prosecution

By |January 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have been instructed to defend in a Disclosure and Barring Service instigated prosecution. The client has been charged under section 7 of the Safeguarding vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Applying for Work Whilst Barred It is a criminal offence to apply for work to which you are barred by the DBS. Section 7 states the

7 01, 2016

Another Police Caution Removed for Client

By |January 7th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a police caution removed for a client, a professionally qualified lawyer (solicitor). The client had been unfairly issued a police caution and asked us to apply to the police to remove the caution. Unfairly issued Police Cautions After making representations to the police they agreed that the police caution had been

28 11, 2015

Can I get a Police Caution Removed?

By |November 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are wondering "Can I get a police caution removed?" then the simple answer is yes you can. A police caution can be removed from your record so that your CRB/DBS criminal records check is cleared. If your police caution is removed you can say, when asked, that you have never received a