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Hughmans settle significant matrimonial case

1st May 2013

Peter Black has achieved settlement in a case involving the tension between Restraint Orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and proceedings under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. This is a specialised area of law in which Hughmans are regularly instructed.

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28 Day Limit on Police Bail Comes into Force

On 3 April 2017 parts of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (“the Act”) came into force aimed at reforming pre-charge bail. These reforms are reported in the press as a 28 day limit on how long a suspect can be kept on police bail. We examine what effect these reforms are likely to have, […]

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Hughmans Court of Appeal Success

Last week, the Court of Appeal delivered a favourable judgement on a point developed by Hughmans and Tim Owen QC. The case, in which Hughmans had acted for the Respondent prior to a change of representation, considered the issue of whether immunity attached to a Permanent Representative of the International Maritime Organisation for the purposes […]

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Hughmans a top ranked firm

Hughmans is listed as a top ranked law firm by leading industry guides Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500. Chambers & Partners once again ranks the firm as a top criminal law firm in London. “Hughmans is a personality-driven firm, led by Peter Hughman, offering a dedicated and personal service. The team gets good […]

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