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
What is the impact of the 2019 Supreme Court decision on disclosure of youth cautions, warnings and reprimands and also adult cautions?
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 the
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.
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
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,
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
We have again had a caution deleted for our client who had been accused of solicitation a number of years ago. The client had always felt he had been given the caution unfairly, but had accepted it in order to avoid the humiliation of going to court. He had lived in fear with the caution
We have again had a police caution deleted for a client. The client's PNC record has now been entirely deleted. The client had been issued a caution for a racially aggravated public order offence. Although the caution had been issued a long time ago, we were able to piece the evidence together to show that
Our client had been issued with a police caution over 10 years ago and had himself unsuccessfully applied on two occasions to have his police caution deleted. The police force concerned had rejected his applications for deletion, stating to him that they believed they had issued the caution in a lawful manner and that they
We have again had a police caution deleted for our client. The client was a busy city professional, with a highly pressured and successful career. The client had been arrested in relation to an allegation of public order, where he had been accused of causing a disturbance which had caused members of the public harassment,