Thirty nine police forces have released figures that 394 sex offenders whereabouts are unknown. This figure may sound alarming but what is the true context of the statistics?

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Recent proposals by the Conservative party to criminalise social workers who “wilfully neglect” a child who is suspected of being a victim of abuse provokes strong debate how the concept would be applied and the impact it would have on already overstretched care workers.

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As a law firm Kirwans place a great importance on our local communities and the people within in and as part of that we are heavily involved with support groups in and around the Wirral.

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The Global Law Summit

By Jeremy Hawthorn at 00:00

This spring we are celebrating 800 years since King John, founder of the city of Liverpool, signed the Magna Carta into law and paved the way for democracy. That momentous meeting in Runnymede, an insignificant floodplain just off the M25, is now marked by a parade for the great and good in Central London. A Global Law Summit, no less.

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Safeguarding Children In Police Custody

By Solicitor Advocate at 11:15

Throughout 2014, the Government came under immense scrutiny and criticism in the way it differentiated between the treatment of children aged 16 compared to those aged 17 years old in the rights and treatment received whilst in custody at police stations.

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