December 13, 2019

R v AM.

On the 11th December 2019 our client was found not guilty by a jury at Maidstone Crown Court of an alleged fraudulent evasion of duty. The Solicitor dealing with the case was Linas Bajorunas who demonstrated exceptional client care to our client who had been extradited from Lithuania and unable to leave the United Kingdom for eleven months whilst this case was pending. Linas had also put in a remarkable level of work in...

November 1, 2019

The government plans to close a legal loophole that has allowed drivers who use mobile phones to film or take photographs to escape prosecution.


October 31, 2019

Richard Atkinson and Scott Neilson of Tuckers Kent Branch joined Graham Jones on BBC Radio Kent last night for the 'Criminal Justice in England and Wales' discussion. To listen to the show, click here: 

October 31, 2019

Scott Neilson, a Partner at Tuckers Kent Branch, attended and spoke at the Wellbeing in Criminal Justice Conference at the Christchurch University in Canterbury on 9th October to coincide with World Mental Health Day.

Mary Makinde, a Lecturer in Forensic Investigation at Canterbury Christchurch University, opened and welcomed everyone to the conference. She states that 1 in 4 people experience mental health problems in UK, and...

October 14, 2019

Summary: The Council agreed the Law Society (LS) business plan and budget for 2019-20. It also considered the LS’s work and position on Brexit, heard updates the work to deliver for our members, and had a number of discussions including the LS’s relationship with the SRA, the latest on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam and our Diversity and Inclusion Charter. 


The Law Society, as the professional body for solicitors. has a p...

May 22, 2019

Wednesday 15th May 2019 saw the Kent Branch of Tuckers Solicitors raise their profile not only with other businesses in Kent but also amongst royalty.

A team from Chatham and Margate attended Business Vision Live - the largest gathering of business professionals in the South East and spent the day raising the profile of Tuckers Solicitors.  Talking to some of the 3000 or more delegates who attend this annual event the team shar...

May 20, 2019

Pre-Trial Detention Training, Duty Solicitors and Virtual Justice – China 2019

Between 20thand 27thFebruary 2019 I was flown by the Great Britain China Centre in London to China to deliver some training to China’s prosecutors, defence lawyers and police in the cities of Shenzhen and Hefei.  The Great Britain China Centre is a non-departmental public body set up and sponsored by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to strength...

March 21, 2019

Last week Richard Atkinson addressed the National Police Chief's Council Criminal Justice Conference as a guest speaker along with the President of the QBD Sir Brian Leveson, the SPJ Lady Justice Macur, the Vicitms' Commissioner Baroness Newlove and DPP Max Hill and others who addressed the conference. 

Download a copy of his speech to see how he skillfully address some of the current big issues from a defence po...

October 5, 2018

Richard Atkinson, President of the Kent Law Society, joined James Turner (also of Tuckers) President of the Birmingham Law Society for their 200th Anniversary Dinner last night.

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