Criminal justice DNA Crisis

Forensic testing tampering crisisQuestions have been raised over the privatisation of the Forensic Science Service after the company that has been carrying out tests, Randox Testing Services (RTS), was accused of deliberately manipulating samples, possibly to hit performance targets. Rogue scientists are feared to have doctored the forensic test results of hundreds of innocent people…

Donnelly Neary & Donnelly DND LAW Solicitors – Probate NewsDaughter’s share of parents’ farm is cut to GBP500,000

The Davies farming family of Carmarthenshire, Wales have returned to court regarding their long-running battle over ownership of the farm. This time, Tegwyn and Mary Davies succeeded in having their daughter Eirian’s proprietary estoppel award reduced from GBP1.3 million to GBP500,000. Eirian is the second of three daughters born to Mr and Mrs Davies. By…

Donnelly Neary & Donnelly DND LAW Solicitors News – Tobacco laws: Bid to overturn packaging rules dismissed

 Uniform packaging rules for tobacco will be introduced from today after a legal challenge against the new law was dismissed by the High Court. The case was brought by four of the world’s biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, BAT, Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco, but Mr Justice Green dismissed all their grounds of challenge. Speaking…

 Donnelly Neary & Donnelly DND LAW Solicitors News Tobacco laws: Bid to overturn packaging rules dismissed Uniform packaging rules for tobacco will be introduced from today after a legal challenge against the new law was dismissed by the High Court. The case was brought by four of the world’s biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, BAT,…

Donnelly Neary & Donnelly DND LAW Solicitors News -Supreme court upholds ‘celebrity threesome’ injunction

An injunction banning the naming of a celebrity involved in an alleged extra-marital relationship should stay in place, the Supreme Court has ruled. The celebrity, known in court as PJS, successfully appealed against a court ruling lifting the ban on media in England and Wales publishing his name. Anthony Hudson QC of Matrix Chambers, a…

Donnelly Neary & Donnelly DND LAW Solicitors News UK judges to rule on Trinidadian death penalties British judges will this week decide on the fate of two Trinidadian prisoners, both of whom have been condemned to death. The two-day hearing at the judicial committee of the privy council (JCPC) in London may set an international…