Crime Newsletter – July 2021

July 30, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of our Crime Newsletter, which we hope you will find useful. In this edition:

To indicate or not to indicate? Guidance on credit for a guilty plea issued in R v Plaku [2021]
Alex Menary and Charlotte Noddings provide definitive guidance on credit for a guilty plea, with reference to R v Plaku [2021] EWCA Crim 568.

An update on Police Bail
Anna Bond and Emily Hassell discuss the duration of pre-charge bail, 2017 reforms to pre-charge bail, and the legality of extending these measures.

Assaults on Emergency Workers
In this article, Helena Williams covers Assaults on Emergency Workers with reference to a number of relevant cases.

Welcome home: Barrister Anna Bond returns back to the North
Barrister Anna Bond has returned to the North after her career took her to London. Anna explains how her move back home has led to her being instructed on more serious and complex cases in the Crown Court.