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Is it Lawful to Hit a Child?

Laws that criminalise unlawful violence date back to 1861 and are used every day in criminal courts to support prosecutions.
Despite what might appear to be an obvious legal position, the question is often asked as to whether, despite those laws, it is permissible to 'smack' a child.
The simple answer is that it is lawful to chastise a child by smacking, although the extent of that provision needs explaining in more… Read more >

Cannabis Production Acquittals

Our Barristers Timothy Green and Derek Barry both secured unanimous acquittals following a 7 day trial at Woolwich Crown Court.
The defendants were alleged to have been part of “commercial scale” cannabis production. They were charged… Read more >

Grenfell Tower Fraud Case

 
The defendant was resident at Grenfell Tower and had been a resident there since the early 90’s. Due to issues in his family life, his wife had assumed the tenancy of the property and although… Read more >

Converting Criminal Property

MK Law currently represent two defendant’s charged with ‘Converting Criminal Property’, contrary to section 327(1)(c) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

It is alleged that the victims were targeted by way of persons claiming that… Read more >