Another success for the CWD Criminal Department

R v B – Isleworth Crown Court – Our client appeared for sentence, having earlier pleaded guilty to offences of racially aggravated harassment and criminal damage, following an incident on board an aircraft. At the initial hearing our client pleaded guilty to these offences. Despite strong submissions by defence counsel that the matter was suitable…

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CWD Crime Team – Health and Safety Executive Interviews

The CWD Crime Team has secured another successful client outcome – this time in relation to an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This result illustrates the importance of securing legal advice before attendance on any HSE interview held ‘under caution’. We were instructed by a major building contractor, following an unexpected site…

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How the written word could help your business

Time and time again, the absence of written agreements causes significant problems in Courts and Tribunals across the country, as parties try to understand which rules apply to the situation.    Handshake agreements might work for a few, but they are extremely inadvisable.  Poorly written agreements also create similar difficulties. If you want to protect your…

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Success for the CWD Criminal Department!

R v O – Croydon Crown Court – Our client was due to stand trial in relation to an offence of wounding with intent, which arose from a ‘road rage’ incident back in 2015. There had previously been a number of hearings in this case, the last of which had been a listing for trial…

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Announcing our new Private Crime Department

CWD announces the opening of its new Private Crime department, focusing on “white collar” crime in the Square Mile and financial regulatory work CWD is delighted to announce the opening of its new Private Crime department, focusing on “white collar” crime in the Square Mile and financial regulatory work. The department will be led by…

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Court of Appeal Rubs Salt in Stratstone’s Wounds

Car enthusiast wins distinctive victory in the Court of Appeal in misrepresentation case Car enthusiast, Geoff Salt, with representation from Coyle White Devine, has won a distinctive victory in the Court of Appeal in a misrepresentation case against specialist car seller, Stratstone Specialist Limited (trading as Stratstone Cadillac Newcastle) (“Stratstone”). In Geoffrey Alan Salt v…

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