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10 02, 2018

Firearms Caution Deleted for Client

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Our client had been issued a police caution for possession of a firearm with intent. The allegation was over 15 years old, but was still having a significant impact on the client’s professional career. Police Caution Expungement Solicitors The police were initially resistant to deleting the client’s caution, however we were able

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

8 11, 2017

DBS Barring List Success

By |November 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied to have our client removed from the Disclosure and Barings Services’ (DBS) Barred lists. The client had been placed on the barred list under the former Department of Education and Skills (DfES) list 99 procedure. The client had never been convicted of any criminal offence, but was simply the subject

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,

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

19 10, 2017

DBS Barring Procedure Successfully Halted

By |October 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully prevented a client from being placed on the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) children’s barred list. The DBS had commenced an investigation into whether to bar our client. They had taken an initial view that it may be appropriate to place the client on the barred list. The DBS barring investigation

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

26 07, 2017

Police Caution Removal Success

By |July 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have had a police caution deleted for our client. The caution was issued in the context of an acrimonious separation. The client was a health care professional, and so had the caution not been removed, it would have likely resulted in the client being struck off, and their losing their professional career. The

8 07, 2017

Child Cruelty Police Caution Removed for Client

By |July 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have had a caution deleted for our client who was issued a caution nearly ten years ago for assaulting their child. They had previously attempted to have the caution removed, instructing a different and well known, firm of lawyers. The police had rejected the client’s previous application and came to us to try