“Temporary courtrooms are being used to extend a busy crown court and help it to meet its increased workload.”
Ministry of Justice, 3rd February 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“A ‘cartel offence’ under s 188 of the Enterprise Act 2002 was not a ‘national competition law’ within the meaning of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003, so that a Crown Court had jurisdiction to try a prosecution for such an offence although it was not a competition authority designated under art 35 of that Regulation.”
WLR Daily, 10th December 2009
Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.
“Inspectors assessed internal and external prosecuting advocates in the Crown Court. Two-thirds were fully competent, including some very good. A quarter of advocates were lacklustre. Only 7.9% were less than competent, including some very poor.”
HMcpsi, 16th July 2009