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24 03, 2019

What is a Police Certificate?

By |March 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have lived or worked in the UK, and are looking to work or live abroad in certain countries then you will require a "Police Certificate". Police Certificates are issued by ACRO Criminal Records Office. You can apply online for a police certificate here: Police Certificates Online Application The countries that require a

31 01, 2019

What is the impact of the 2019 Supreme Court criminal records decision?

By |January 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down a judgement with respect to the disclosure of past criminal records. This litigation had been ongoing for a number of years, including numerous claimants and campaign groups. The judgement can be found here: R (on the application of P, G and W) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for

12 11, 2018

Domestic Assault Allegation Removed for UK Citizenship

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

Our client had been issued a police caution in relation to a domestic assault allegation. The client was a new resident in the UK, coming over with her family to work in health care. The caution had been the result of a minor argument that became heated. The police were called and the client

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

16 10, 2018

Cocaine Police Caution Deleted

By |October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our client had been issued a police caution for the possession of cocaine - it had been issued over a decade ago. The client wanted to move abroad where having a drugs caution would causes significant difficulties in obtaining a Visa. The caution was being indirectly revealed on an ACRO police certificate. The client

28 08, 2018

Child Cruelty Caution Deleted

By |August 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We have successfully applied for the deletion of our client's caution which had been issued for cruelty to a child, namely "assault and ill treatment, abandonment, neglect, and failure to protect" a child under the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, s.1(1). The caution, as child cruelty is on the DBS' list of offences

17 08, 2018

Deletion of Solicitation Police Caution

By |August 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

8 07, 2018

PNC Record Deleted

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

We have successfully had our client's PNC record deleted. Our client had been wrongfully accused of a minor criminal allegation. After making successful representations to the police, the case was dropped. As the client worked in a regulated profession, he was concerned about his PNC arrest record showing up on an enhanced DBS check.

19 05, 2018

Police Caution Removal for Affray

By |May 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We have successfully argued for the removal of client's police caution from the PNC. Our client had received a caution over 15 years ago for affray. Affray is permanently disclosable as it is on a list of offences that will never be removed from a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Due to the

16 04, 2018

Caution Removed For Finance Professional

By |April 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We have again had a caution removed for a client. The client was a professional working in finance. The caution was causing the client issues with respect to travel abroad and also with respect to employment background checks. After reviewing the evidence, we were able to identify a number of defects with the case,