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Day: 30 January 2019

Supreme Court gives ruling on statutory scheme for conviction disclosure

The Supreme Court has ruled that rules requiring disclosure of previous convictions as part of criminal records checks are disproportionate to the extent that they apply whenever there are two convictions and do not adequately take account of the special position of children. Nick Armstrong and Hugh Southey QC were instructed by Liberty. Tim Owen […]

Hugh Southey QC appears in the Privy Council

The Privy Council will hear argument today that the Police Service Commission breached fundamental rights by promoting a senior police officer while serious allegations had not been investigated. Hugh Southey QC (instructed by Simons Muirhead and Burton) leads Philip Dayle. Hugh is representing Jamaicans for Justice.