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Month: January 2014


Disparity in fraud sentences lawful

In Dosanjh [2013] EWCA 2366 the appellants had been convicted of a £39m MTIC VAT fraud. The three appellants were sentenced to 15 years, 11 years and 9 years respectively. Each was disqualified as acting as a director for a period of 12 years. Clare Montgomery QC appeared on behalf of the first appellant Dosanjh….

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Defamation Act 2013 – A summary of the Act

The Defamation Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014.  This article is a short introduction to the various provisions of the Act.  Is it not a comprehensive guide to the law of libel (which is not limited to this Act) and not intended as a substitute for legal advice. What does the Act do? The Act codifies and…

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