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Interception of communication
Legal Update
Interception of communications or miscommunication? Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at the reality of the law governing telephone tapping.
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Defence tactics with human sources
Legal Update
In the second of two articles, Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, continues his look at covert human intelligence sources and disclosure.
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When is a victim a victim?
Legal Update
Andrew Steel reports upon a recent decision concerning the definition of a victim for the purposes of claims brought under the Human Rights Act.
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Sources and disclosure of identity
Legal Update
Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at covert human intelligence sources and disclosure.
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Covert policing and legal privilege
Legal Update
Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at R v Grant and Re: McE – walking the tightrope in covert policing cases where legal privilege is obtained.
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Double jeopardy and informers
Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at protections afforded to those tried for offences and acquitted – known as ‘double jeopardy’.
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Use and conduct of sources
Legal Update
Authorising the use and conduct of covert human intelligence sources: an overview of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 and current Code of Practice, by Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds.
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Secret intelligence
Legal Update
Simon McKay, of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, examines the truth about cases involving secret intelligence and the implications for the police in criminal investigations.
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Liability and accountability
Legal Update
Simon McKay of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at the issues surrounding liability and accountability for failing to protect life.
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Handling cell confession evidence
Legal Update
Simon McKay of McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates of Leeds, looks at the issues surrounding the role of informers who gave evidence of what is known as ‘cell confession evidence’.
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