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18.12.2019

A look at the latest Family Court statistics

Written by Rosita Mendonca

The Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’) has released its latest statistics on the work of the Family Court, for July to September 2019. Some of the highlights of the report include: On average, care proceedings took longer with fewer disposals within 26 weeks The average time for a care or supervision case to reach first disposal was 33 weeks in July… [...]

13.12.2019

National Legal Service Solicitors secure acquittal for client in the Crown Court

Written by Sarah Moulange

Joe Davis and Sarah Moulange acted for a client accused of arson, following a fire at the house in which her and her daughter were sleeping. The prosecution instructed a fire expert, who concluded that only our client could have set the fire from inside the locked house, indicating that it could only have been deliberate ignition. Our client was… [...]

02.12.2019

National Legal Service Solicitors prevents extradition of vulnerable victim of domestic abuse

Written by Sarah Moulange

Noam Almaz and Sarah Moulange instructed Saorise Townshend of The 36 Group,  to appear in an appeal against extradition to Sweden. The client was a single mother of two teenagers, who fled Sweden in an attempt to escape her abusive husband. Sweden’s response was to issue a European Arrest Warrant, seeking her return to stand trial for ‘child abduction’.  Her children… [...]

24.11.2019

New hire leads the launch of the firm’s Care Department

Written by Rosita Mendonca

We are delighted to announce that we have launched a new Care Department, based in our St Paul’s office in London. The aim of the department is to further enhance the range of legal support the firm can offer to its ever increasing clientele. Led by Sheena Donlon, the department will focus on representing clients in the South of England.… [...]