Morpeth I would just like to convey to you my sincere thanks for your excellent guidance and expertise yesterday, your in depth knowledge of case...Read on
Jeremy is a real expert in Directors Disqualification matters. I instructed him on an urgent matter, he was able to assimilate the facts quickly and...Read on
Jeremy advised us on a difficult regulatory issue in a professional manner that resulted in an excellent outcome for the company and...Read on
Jeremy has advised the practice on a number of issues relating to SRA compliance with a professional and informed approach that focussed on...Read on
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Jeremy has 30 years experience in a variety of areas of law. He represents both companies and professionals before tribunals, and in regulatory or fraud cases and is an expert climate change lawyer.
You can instruct Jeremy directly or by using a solicitor.
SRA: - Defending in numerious cases concerning APR, Solicitors Accounts Rules,Stamp Duty Land Tax, Use of Client Account for Escrow services and cases involving international financial instrument cases.
Interventions - including sucessful representations to persuade SRA not to intervene in high profile case. Also Esdon v Law Sociey High Court March 2015 Application to withdraw Intervention. Recent High Court decision March 2016 in Ramasamy v Law Society
Traffic Commissioner - Public Inquiry representing PSV operator arising out of complex restructuring.
Accountants /Actuaries - Allegations of dishonesty, exam issues, non disclosure of previous convictions. [Board Member of AADB for 4 years]. Successful defences of Actuary and ICEAW member.
FCA - Collective investments, Fit and Proper Person rules, Unregulated investments.
Claims Management Regulator - Currently leading Angharad Davies in First Tier Tribunal ( Regulatory Chamber) Appeal against £850,000 fine in Zahier Hussain v Claims Management Regulator for Andrew Short of Short Richardson, Newcastle.
Investigation under Compensation (Claims Management Services)Regulations 2006 - Advice re PPI fees in respect of Conduct of Authorise Persons Rules 2013 [Re Direct Assist]
- Instructed to defend principal defendant in 'Pensions Liberation' CDDA proceedings.
- Recent decision in Sec State v PP [ 2015] EWHC 2626 (Ch) Rare case under s8 Company Director Disqualification Act.
- Luton Town FC. Large private company where representations resulted in withdrawl of proceedings.
Rewable Energy Consumer Code panel - Alleged breaches of Code by Solar Panel Installation company.
OFT - Successful representations to resolve investigation into Quick Homes sales company.
Trading Standards - Numerous Product Safety Defence cases. Advice to Trading Standards re Food Labelling prosecutions against manufacturer and supermarket. - Regulatory advice re Food Safety case relating to Dioxins & Furans in Pig gilts.
Environment and Planning. - Prosecution for ePRN Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regs. Prosecution under Environmental Protection Act, depositing inert and non inert waste. Advice on climate change law,regulation policy to a national government.
Environment Agency Flood Control enforcement where Planning Permission granted in form of Certificate of Lawfulness.
- Complex EU procurement, planning and general contractual issues for Carbon Capture Storage Research programme.
- Enforcement under Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and Lawful Development Certificate, Town and Country Planning Act 1990 s191 as amended.
- Issue of Temporary Stop Notice Section 171E of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in relation to Recyclying Plant.
By instructing Jeremy to act or manage the case/transaction in this way, the client receives a top quality service, often making significant savings on the fees that have been quoted elsewhere.
Contact Jeremy on 0844 2722322 to discuss your case or for advice on your company's growth.
A review of a number of recent SDT cases shows the SRA increasing its profile. Commentators are asking if this is the SRA preparing to make a case for separation from the Law Society.Read on
The High Court has recently confirmed that the Ghosh dCirection need not be given in all regulatory cases involving dishonesty. The rule was set out by Mr Justice Singh in Uddin v GMC and reaffirmed in George v NMC this week. Nichol J confirmed that...Read on
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