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Kate Bex QC successfully prosecutes GP who molested female patients as young as 17 years old

Kate Bex QC successfully prosecutes GP who molested female patients as young as 17 years old

Kate Bex QC has successfully prosecuted a Romford based GP who preyed on female patients as young as 17 years old to undergo unnecessary intimate examinations for his own sexual gratification. Over five years, between May 2009 and June 2013, Dr. Shah assaulted six patients of the Mawney Medical Centre …
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Ed Vickers QC, leading Richard Beynon, acting for the Insolvency Service, has secured the convictions of four Company Directors in relation to fraud

Ed Vickers QC, leading Richard Beynon, acting for the Insolvency Service, has secured the convictions of four Company Directors in relation to fraud

Ed Vickers QC, leading Richard Beynon, acting for the Insolvency Service, has secured the convictions of four Company Directors in relation to fraudulent trading and money laundering involving almost a million pounds, at Southwark Crown Court. The offences occurred at three different companies over a period of four years. Two …
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Joanna Hardy concludes death by dangerous driving trial with acquittal.

Joanna Hardy concludes death by dangerous driving trial with acquittal.

Joanna Hardy has concluded the trial of a man accused of death by dangerous driving at the Central Criminal Court. The case was unusual in that the defence case was one of lawful self-defence. It was agreed between all parties that, following a disagreement, the deceased had climbed or jumped …
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Serena Gates participates in panel discussions at the 18th Assembly of State Parties at The Hague

RLC member and Barrister Serena Gates participated in a panel discussion at the 18th Assembly of State Parties at The Hague which looked at delivering tailored support to the Ugandan authorities to promote justice and accountability. As a member of the Justice Rapid Response/ UN Women roster of experts for …
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Chambers celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law with special panel discussion exploring the journeys of 10 women in law

Chambers celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law with special panel discussion exploring the journeys of 10 women in law

Red Lion Chambers hosted a special event celebrating 100 years of Women in Law with a distinguished panel of 10 speakers on Wednesday 20 November at Dechert in London. Speakers included HHJ Angela Rafferty QC, Sara Lawson QC, Caroline Black, Joanna Hardy, Marilyn Vitte, Zoe Chapman, Briony Clarke, Natasha Shotunde and Dr. Virginia Fitzpatrick-Swallow …
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Red Lion awarded Chambers of the Year 2019 at the British Legal Awards. Joint Head of Chambers Gillian Jones QC highly commended for Women In Law Award

Red Lion awarded Chambers of the Year 2019 at the British Legal Awards. Joint Head of Chambers Gillian Jones QC highly commended for Women In Law Award

Red Lion Chambers are delighted to have won ‘Chambers of the Year’ at the British Legal Awards 2019 which took place on Thursday 21st November at the Southbank Centre. Gillian Jones QC, joint Head of Chambers was also highly commended for the coveted ‘Women In Law’ award. Hosted by Legal Week in …
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Sailesh Mehta, prosecuting on behalf of the Environment Agency, referred to “corporate amnesia” by Weetabix in its failures to carry out appropriate checks on pipes and valves in storage facilities on the site.

Sailesh Mehta, prosecuting on behalf of the Environment Agency, referred to “corporate amnesia” by Weetabix in its failures to carry out appropriate checks on pipes and valves in storage facilities on the site.

Weetabix has been fined £140,000 for polluting a river with thousands of litres of diesel fuel and putting at risk fish and plant life. [PRESS LINK [The Guardian]]
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Sitting in a Primary School parent governor meeting last week I decided to write a list of 10 ways barristers could behave towards one another.

Sitting in a Primary School parent governor meeting last week I decided to write a list of 10 ways barristers could behave towards one another.

[First published in “THE CIRCUITEER” 47 edition Dec 2019] Certainly the surroundings prompted my thoughts. What could we do to make life better for one another – how could we set the standard? Since becoming Wellbeing Director for the Criminal Bar Association I am a little saddened by how hard …
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Glenthorne High School announced the winners of the Bar Mock Trial Competition Guildford Regional Heat, sponsored by Red Lion Chambers.

Glenthorne High School announced the winners of the Bar Mock Trial Competition Guildford Regional Heat, sponsored by Red Lion Chambers.

The Bar Mock Trial Competition Guildford Regional Heat took place this Saturday at Guildford Crown Court. Organised by the charity Young Citizens, the Guildford Regional Heat saw 8 schools act for the prosecution and defence in two separate criminal law scenarios, in front of judges HHJ Durran, HHJ Taylor, Jeremy …
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Red Lion Chambers proudly sponsoring 2019 Mock Trials with Young Citizens this Saturday at Guildford Crown Court.

Red Lion Chambers proudly sponsoring 2019 Mock Trials with Young Citizens this Saturday at Guildford Crown Court.

Barristers from chambers have been into schools to train students on court room advocacy in preparation for the Bar Mock Trial Competition Guildford Regional Heat taking place this weekend. Organised by Michael Goodwin QC and Felicia Davy Judges include HHJ Durran, HHJ Taylor, Jeremy Benson QC and Sailesh Mehta. 8 schools from …
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State accountability for killings of civilians by soldiers in Northern Ireland: can the UK duck out? Laura Hoyano.

State accountability for killings of civilians by soldiers in Northern Ireland: can the UK duck out? Laura Hoyano.

On Nov 11, 2019, the Conservative Party announced rather unclear plans to take legal steps to ensure that inquest juries in Northern Ireland could not return verdicts of unlawful killing in relation to actions by UK soldiers (and presumably other state agents such as the RUC police) in operations during …
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Paul Evans successfully defends man accused of 'stranger rape' in Oxford City Centre

Paul Evans successfully defends man accused of ‘stranger rape’ in Oxford City Centre

Prosecutors claimed that two ‘predatory males’ – Victor Alvizu and Nestor Macias – ‘deliberately took advantage’ of the victim who had been heavily drinking on the night. Paul Evans represented Macias alleged the sexual activity in Turl Street on May 4 was limited to Alvizu and that it had been …
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