The question of what defences are open to those facing criminal charges of failure to obey enforcement notices is to come under the eye of the Law Lords. They have granted leave for an appeal in the case of R v Wicks. On 27 September 1993 at Canterbury Crown Court, Wicks was bound over for 12 months for failing to act on an enforcement notice relating to 'backland development' at Margate, Kent. On 11 April last year his conviction was upheld by the Court of Appeal. Now though, he has been given leave by the House of Lords to challenge the vires of the enforcement notice.
Nabarro Nathanson has taken advantage of the departure of its marketing director, Kevin Wheeler, to announce a “reappraisal” of its marketing strategy. After two years developing the marketing strategy at Nabarros, Wheeler is leaving to embark on a project at venture capital firm Sinven. Since his appointment at Nabarros, Wheeler has led a number of […]