Marilyn Vitte and Genevieve Reed both secure acquittals for their client in multi-handed affray case

16. Nov 2017

Marilyn and Genevieve’s clients were acquitted in a multi handed affray following a two week trial at Maidstone Crown Court. Seven defendants were accused of participating in a fight involving rival business owners where a number of non defendants sustained injuries from shovels and metal …

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Paul Evans secures acquittal for client charged with multiple offences, including an ‘acid attack’

15. Nov 2017

The defendant was accused of a campaign of domestic violence committed against his wife in 2016.  The allegations included an ‘acid attack’ where the husband was said to have thrown noxious liquid in her face. Click here to read the press report.

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Noel Casey successfully prosecutes two brothers charged with sexual offences

10. Nov 2017

The defendants, two brothers were charged with rape, assault by penetration and attempted anal rape on a joint enterprise basis.  The case against the brothers was that, having made the acquaintance of a woman who lived on a barge, they returned to her barge, inveigled …

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26 of our members ranked across nine practice areas in Chambers and Partners 2018

2. Nov 2017

Congratulations to our team at Red Lion Chambers. We are pleased to announce another year ranked in Chambers and Partners with 26 members being ranked across nine practice areas. For more information on our ranking please click here.  

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Noel Casey secures acquittal for client facing conspiracy charges

2. Nov 2017

The case concerned the alleged kidnap of a 17 year old street drugs dealer.  Four defendants faced charges of conspiracy to kidnap, conspiracy to rob, and substantive firearms and offensive weapons charges. Following a 6 week trial the defendants were acquitted.

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Max Hill QC and Joanna Hardy successfully defend in cold case murder trial

30. Oct 2017

Max Hill QC and Joanna Hardy have concluded a five week conspiracy to murder trial with an acquittal. Three defendants were accused of conspiring to murder the deceased who was shot in 2001.  The trial was the culmination of a complex investigation which had spanned …

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Jeremy Benson QC succeeds in a Judicial Review of the City of London Magistrates’ Court’s decision to adjourn a road traffic trial

26. Oct 2017

The Magistrates took into account an irrelevant consideration in that they misunderstood the relevance of the authority R. (on the application of Hassani) v West London Magistrates’ Court [2017] EWHC 1270 (Admin); [2017] 3 Costs L.R. 477 to an application to adjourn a trial.   As …

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Genevieve Reed secures the acquittal of man accused of attempting to rape a stranger in a hotel

17. Oct 2017

The defendant who had no previous convictions was accused of detaining a woman he had never met inside a cubicle of the men’s toilets in hotel, demanding oral sex and removing her clothes.   In addition to calling the Complainant, the Crown relied upon the …

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Klentiana Mahmutaj: Court of Appeal upholds conviction

16. Oct 2017

Klentiana appeared for the Crown Prosecution Service  in the case of R v Sugrue, where the appellant was convicted of one count of robbery for which he is serving an 11-year prison sentence. The appellant complained that the admission of a 22-year old  conviction of …

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The Legal 500 UK 2017 results mark another good year for Red Lion Chambers

11. Oct 2017

We are extremely pleased to once again be recognised in The Legal 500 UK 2017 Bar Directory as a “Leading Set”, ranked in Business and Regulatory Crime, Crime and Fraud with a total of 35 members ranked across a number of practice areas. Red Lion …

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