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UKSC concludes that acquittals can be included within enhanced criminal record checks

Related Member(s):
Hugh Southey QC, Anita Davies
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law

The Supreme Court has concluded that acquittals can be included within enhanced criminal records checks but has warned that such disclosures must be handled carefully. In AR it was held that disclosure of the particular acquittal was lawful. However, guidance was given about future disclosures. Hugh Southey QC and Anita Davies were instructed by Mike Pemberton of Stephensons.