30 01, 2017

Is a Caution a Criminal Conviction?

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If you have been offered or have received a caution, you may be wondering what the precise consequences of accepting a police caution (a simple police caution) are. Is a Caution a Criminal Conviction? A frequently asked question is whether a police caution is a criminal conviction. The short answer is no, a caution is

25 01, 2017

Police Caution Removed for Finance Professional

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Our client, a successful professional working in finance, has had his caution deleted by the police. The police caution for common assault, relating to a domestic dispute, would have been disclosable on a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate for 6 years (certain police cautions never become protected, and in some cases even minor cautions

22 12, 2016

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

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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

3 12, 2016

DBS Intention to Bar Successfully Resisted

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We have again successfully prevented a client from being placed on the children and vulnerable adults DBS barred lists. The client had been cautioned for a sexual offence many years previously. On application for a job, and submitting a DBS check, information was passed to the DBS raising concerns - the DBS then began an

15 09, 2016

Police Caution Removed for Another Client

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Another caution has been deleted by the police for one of our clients. Our client, a successful businessman, had been issued a police caution in relation to a domestic incident. The allegation, although relatively minor, had a serious and long-term impact on the client’s future including impacting on his career and immigration. Top Police Caution

10 05, 2016

Police Caution Removed for Medical Professional

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We have again successfully applied for the removal of a police caution for our client who was trained medical professional. regulatory proceedings were put on hold whilst we applied for the removal of the client’s cautions. Oh my god thank you sooooooo much. You are amazing. I am ecstatic and cannot believe it. You have

29 04, 2016

ABH Youth Caution Removed for Client

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We have again successfully removed a youth reprimand (now called a youth caution) for a client. Police Caution and Youth Caution (reprimand) Removal Solicitors The client, a trainee teacher, had undertaking extensive academic study and teacher training only to be prevented from qualifying as a teacher due to a historic youth reprimand for ABH (Actual

26 03, 2016

Another Police Caution Removed for client – Police Caution Removal Solicitors

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We have again had a police caution removed for a client. The caution was again issued in relation to a domestic dispute. Police Caution Removal Solicitors The police caution was issued for Actual Bodily Harm (ABH). A caution for ABH will stay on a criminal record forever and will never become "protected". This will mean

7 01, 2016

Another Police Caution Removed for Client

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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 12, 2015

New Instruction in Arrest Record Deletion Case

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We have again been instructed to apply to the police caution to delete an arrest record. The client, a professional, was arrested over 5 years ago in relation to a minor incident. The arrest record however has remained on the Police National Computer (PNC) and has showed up on an enhanced Disclosure and Barring