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6 02, 2019

What Shows up on an Enhanced DBS check?

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What shows up on an enhanced DBS check is subject to detailed procedural rules. There are certain categories of police disposals and convictions that will automatically be disclosed, for details of these categories please see here. (NB: these rules are currently being reviewed subsequent to a 2019 Supreme Court ruling). Along with disclosing information according

4 11, 2018

Police Caution and Local Records Deleted for Client

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We have recently had our client's police caution deleted and also his locally held police records. Our client had been involved in a domestic dispute with his siblings, which resulted in the police being called. The allegation was minor, but the police decided to arrest our client on the basis of avoiding an ongoing

26 10, 2018

Assault Allegation Removed for Health Professional

By |October 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully had a police caution for assault deleted for our client. The client was a medical professional and had been issued the caution in relation to a dispute with a civil enforcement officer. The client, for fear of being prosecuted at court, and the potential for exposure that this might bring, and

26 09, 2018

Domestic Common Assault Caution Deleted

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a caution for domestic common assault. The client and her husband had been in a minor dispute, where tempers had briefly flared, and the police had been called. No injury had resulted, but owing to the police's pro-active approach to domestic allegations, our client was arrested and taken into

8 09, 2018

ABH Police Caution Deleted for Regulated Worker

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Our client had been issued a caution for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH). ABH is on a list of offences that will always be disclosed on both an enhanced and a standard DBS certificate. The caution had been issued in the context of an acrimonious separation, and the incident had come about due a period

17 08, 2018

Deletion of Solicitation Police Caution

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Our client had been issued a police caution for soliciting a prostitute over 15 years ago. Given the nature of the caution it was being disclosed on an enhanced DBS certificate and was causing the client professional difficulties as he worked in a regulated sector. Despite the caution's age, we were able to obtain

14 06, 2018

Removal of Assault Caution

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Police Caution Removal We have again had a caution deleted for one of our clients. We promptly applied for the removal of our client's police caution from the PNC. Within a relatively short period of time, the police had agreed to the expungement. The police caution had been issued in relation to an

24 04, 2018

Deletion of Knife Possession Caution

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Our client had been accused of being in possession of a bladed article (a knife) in public - and had been issued a police caution. It is, generally speaking, an offence to be in possession of blade or point in public unless it is a folding pocket knife under three inches. The client, as

8 04, 2018

Caution Deleted – Drunk and Disorderly Allegation

By |April 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of a caution issued to our client several years ago. The caution was impacting the client's immigration application overseas, and we were instructed us to apply for its deletion. Deletion of Police Caution Solicitors After reviewing the client's evidence we were able to determine that