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New Divorce Legislation

No-Fault Divorce The Government has announced that they are introducing new legislation to allow a divorce decree to be pronounced without allegations being made. The bill is intended to be progressed quickly without being bogged down in the House of…

POCA and the Insolvency Act 1986

A recent case concerning the sale of a property at a below-market price has highlighted some of the interaction between part 9 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and POCA 2002. Under sections 339, 340, 423-425 of the Insolvency Act, certain…

Tenant Fees Act 2019 and more

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 (“the Act”) came into force at the beginning of this month (June 2019). The act introduces a ban on various fees that had become the norm within the rental sector. Any tenancies entered into after…

Selling Assets Abroad

Advice and Assistance from Cohen Cramer  If the Crown Court makes a Confiscation Order against you will be required to sell any assets that you own to make the payment. The onus is on you, the Defendant, to realise any…

S23 Proceeds of Crime Act

  If you have been convicted of a criminal offence that falls within the scope of the Proceeds of Crime Act and a Confiscation Order has been made against you, then you may be required to sell what assets are…

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