RE: Bar Strikes Mark Troman 19 Apr 2018 11:24 BST
The 1st April action will not really be brought into fruition until this Monday. Those cases charged after Sunday 1/4/18 would only start to be heard from the 30th. We should resist any attempt to reduce credit for unrepresented defendants. Perhaps, in correspondence, solicitors should be seeking adjournments of PTPHs rather than the setting of timetables because of exactly that concern. Or, for those in custody, request the court set both a trial date but a further PTPH date so as not to prejudice their position regarding credit. Remember though, under the new guidelines, credit for IO or EW matters starts to diminish from the MC, where most defendants would not have met their trial advocate in any event. I fear that sets a precedent here. Doesn't mean we shouldn't argue it. Those affected by the action of the summer of 2015 might recall how judges dealt with this for their clients. -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Emma Lambie Sent: 19 April 2018 11:02 To: email@example.com Subject: Bar Strikes Anyone any experience of custody cases for PTPH subject to the strike and how courts have dealt with them? Credit? Etc Thanks Emma Lambie Sent from my iPhone __________________________________________________ To unsubscribe from the LCCSA Members eGroup click <a href="https://www.lccsa.org.uk/manage-egroup-preferences/?ccid=655&ceid=32059&listid=19139&action=unsubscribe">here</a>. To take a break from receiving emails from the LCCSA Members eGroup click <a href="https://www.lccsa.org.uk/manage-egroup-preferences/?ccid=655&ceid=32059&listid=19139&action=pause">here</a>. To resume receiving emails from this list click <a href="https://www.lccsa.org.uk/manage-egroup-preferences/?ccid=655&ceid=32059&listid=19139&action=unpause">here</a>. Powell Spencer & Partners is authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority. No: 57736 This e-mail is confidential and may also be legally privileged. Please do not copy it or use it for any purposes or disclose its contents or attachments to any other person without express permission from Powell Spencer and Partners. To do so could be a breach of confidentiality. If you have received this e-mail in error you are on notice of its status. Please inform us immediately by telephone on 0207 604 5600 or by reply e-mail and then delete this message from your system. Thank you for your co-operation.