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Rape Case Scandal is “just the tip of the iceberg”: Top QC Cited in The Times, Solicitors London & Sheffield

20-12-2017 Written by admin Category: Criminal Defence

We were impressed to see both The Times and the Daily Mail quoting Dapinder Singh QC in relation to the recent “rape case scandal”. Mr Singh is one of the QCs our team at Wilford Smith instructs for our clients in relation to serious fraud and complex cases. The case of a student who was […]

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Commercial Conveyancing: Why Student Accommodation is Increasingly Seen as an Attractive Investment Opportunity, Solicitors London & Sheffield

20-11-2017 Written by admin Category: Commercial Conveyancing

Recent analysis by real estate and investment management experts has demonstrated why the student accommodation market has become an increasingly attractive investment opportunity for those looking to expand and develop their commercial property portfolio. Commercial property specialists have produced findings that show £1.9 billion has been invested in student housing in the year to July, […]

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Fraud and Money Laundering: Use of Orders to Freeze and Seize Assets Doubles, Solicitors London & Sheffield

20-11-2017 Written by admin Category: Criminal Defence

Figures obtained from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) have revealed that the prosecuting authority has increased its use of orders to seize and freeze assets of those it suspects of having been involved in fraudulent activity in the last financial year. These orders, often referred to as “restraint orders”, enable the SFO to freeze assets […]

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Top Judge Encourages ‘Living Wills’ for Vulnerable, Elderly and Sick People, Solicitors London & Sheffield

16-10-2017 Written by admin Category: Estate Planning

A prominent judge has urged the public to make ‘Living Wills’ during a hearing regarding the care and treatment provided for an elderly man living with dementia. Judge Mr Justice Francis, who is based in the Family Division of the High Court, said that people should be educated on Living Wills and encouraged to provide […]

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Seizure and Forfeiture Applications under s49 and 139 Customs and Excise Act 1979 by Border Force

07-09-2017 Written by admin Category: Criminal Defence

A vast range of goods are imported to and exported from the UK under the supervision of the UK Border Force and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Many businesses remain unaware of the powers of seizure and forfeiture that are open to the authorities when there are suspicions that duty on goods has not been […]

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