Regulatory Powers: Flying solo

Martin Meredith considers the conduct of investigatory interviews ‘The SFO case reinforces the Law Society’s/SRA’s guidance that regulators are able to restrict who can and cannot attend a witness’s interview to support a witness being interviewed under the regulator’s compulsory powers.’ A decade ago there was debate over, and submissions made about, the propriety and …
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Cases Referenced

  • Maltez v Lewis [1999] All ER (D) 425
  • R (on application of Jason Lord, Paul Reynolds, Justin Mayger) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2015] EWHC 865 (Admin)
  • R v Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (ex parte Begley and McWilliams) [1997] UKHL 39
  • R v Momodou and Limani [2005] EWCA Crim 177