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Facebook's end-to-end encryption plans criticised for preventing police access to social media conversations

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UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has teamed up with her US and Australian counterparts to criticise Facebook’s end-to-end encryption policy. End-to-end encryption allows users to have private conversations which only the participants can read. In an...

New Partner - Stuart Wild

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Bird and Co are delighted to announce that Stuart Wild has accepted an invitation to join Bird & Co Solicitors LLP as a Partner with effect from 1st February 2019. Stuart started at Bird & Co in April 2004 and was soon appointed Head of the...

22 people arrested in raids targeting Barrow-in-Furness drug suppliers

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22 people have been arrested and 10 charged following raids targeting illegal drugs suppliers operating in Cumbria, according to police reports . The arrests happened in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, as well as in Coventry and London on 8 and 9 January,...

Police Bail Changes in 2017

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Significant changes to the law around police bail came into force across England & Wales on Monday 3rd April 2017 and nowhere more important have these changes affected the investigation of crime than in large scale conspiracies. This has resulted in...

What Is A Conspiracy?

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A criminal conspiracy exists when two or more people agree to commit almost any unlawful act, and then take some action towards its completion. The action taken need not itself be a crime, but it must indicate that those involved in the conspiracy knew of...