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COVID-19 UPDATE

Red Lion Chambers Update

We are committed to continuing to provide the very highest standards of service whilst minimising risk to clients, staff and barristers. Counsel remain available to accept work as normal.
At all times we operate in a manner consistent with Government and Judicial guidance which we continually monitor.
Chambers uses the latest IT solutions which ensure Counsel and our clerking / administration teams operate as usual. To minimise risk in the current situation alternatives to face-to-face conferences between clients and barristers are readily available. Please contact our clerking team who will be able to arrange audio and audio-visual conferences at your convenience [clerks@18rlc.co.uk].
Regrettably, we will no longer accept deliveries to our office buildings until further notice. If you need to deliver documents to Counsel and are unable to do so electronically, please contact our clerking team who will advise as to the most suitable address for delivery.
We would be grateful if you could make all payments to us by BACS using the bank details on the fee notes you have been sent. Please do not send cheques to our offices in the post.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or if there is anything that we can assist you with. We look forward to continuing to work with you.
We wish you good health and thank you for your continued support.
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Chambers sponsors 'Bridging the Bar' initiative promoting diversity and equal opportunities

Chambers sponsors ‘Bridging the Bar’ initiative promoting diversity and equal opportunities

Chambers is delighted to support Bridging the Bar [BTB] in its aim to increase diversity at the Bar. BTB was launched earlier this year with a commitment to the promotion of equal opportunities and is predominantly comprised of aspiring barristers and barristers at the beginning of their careers. BTB candidates ...
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Zoë Chapman reviews the Bar Council Annual and Young Bar Conference 2020

Zoë Chapman reviews the Bar Council Annual and Young Bar Conference 2020

This year’s Bar Council Annual Bar and Young Bar Conference was, for the first time due to Covid held online over four days in November.
Zoë Chapman attended the conference virtually reviewing the Conference in a blog post. She summarised: "One thing with the potential to produce truly positive results ...
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Sailesh Mehta takes part in BBC Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast

Sailesh Mehta takes part in BBC Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast

Sailesh Mehta who prosecutes and defends in serious fire and regulatory cases talked to the BBC's Grenfell Tower Inquiry podcast about the charges that Prosecution could bring including burden of proof and financial consequences for companies involved. Listen at 37mins55secs in:[BBC] ...
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David Young appointed Defence Counsel in indictment alleging Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes in Kosovo Specialist Chambers

David Young appointed Defence Counsel in indictment alleging Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes in Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Following their arrests by the Specialist Prosecutor on 4 and 5 November, Hashim Thaçi, Kadri Veseli, Rexhep Selimi and Jakup Krasniqi were transferred to the Detention Facilities of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) in The Hague. On 12 November 2020, David Young was appointed lead Defence Counsel to represent Mr ...
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RLC members contribute to 2021 edition of Archbold

RLC members contribute to 2021 edition of Archbold

The 2021 edition of Archbold: Criminal Pleading, Evidence & Practice (the leading criminal court book for the Crown Court) has been published in print and eBook formats.
Building on last year's edition, further chapters have been revised and restructured. The 2021 edition of Archbold also includes a separate special hardback ...
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Sailesh Mehta achieves unanimous 'not guilty' verdict

Sailesh Mehta achieves unanimous ‘not guilty’ verdict

Sailesh Mehta achieves a unanimous 'not guilty' verdict for a young defendant charged with attempted murder.
The incident was almost entirely filmed on cctv, showing the defendant and complainant at 3.30am; the defendant fled the UK immediately after the victim suffered multiple life-threatening knife wounds during the incident. The defendant ...
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This week’s video case reviews by David Walbank QC on Crimecast.Law include important judgments

This week’s video case reviews by David Walbank QC on Crimecast.Law include important judgments

This week’s video case reviews by David Walbank QC on Crimecast.Law include important judgments, which are likely to be of wide-ranging and long-lasting effect (on prosecution disclosure of a complainant’s electronic devices; proportionality in confiscation; and public interest immunity re search warrants)
In the week commencing Monday 9 November 2020, ...
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Senior accountant cleared of multi-million pound allegation of cheating the public revenue

Senior accountant cleared of multi-million pound allegation of cheating the public revenue

Michael Goodwin QC represented an accountant from a leading Top Flight accountancy firm who, along with two others, was accused of jointly cheating the public revenue in the sum of approximately £1.2M of corporation tax. The cheat was alleged to have involved making over £5m of group relief tax claims ...
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Oxford University Recognition of Distinction Awards 2020 awarded to Professor Laura Hoyano

Oxford University Recognition of Distinction Awards 2020 awarded to Professor Laura Hoyano

Chambers is delighted to announce that Professor Laura Hoyano, one of four Faculty of Law members at Oxford University has received the title of full Professor of Law in the University's 2020 Recognition of Distinction Awards. The exercise operates across the University. Laura was one of two Fellows of Wadham ...
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David Walbank QC has now added more than 70 video case reviews to CrimeCast.Law

David Walbank QC has now added more than 70 video case reviews to CrimeCast.Law

David Walbank QC has added more than 70 video case reviews to his CrimeCast.Law daily updating website since it went live on 24 September 2020. Case law reviewed in the past fortnight includes: • R v Nguyen (Van Huong) [2020] 1 WLR 3084 on the status of a police interview ...
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Sailesh Mehta writes for Eastern Eye Newspaper

Sailesh Mehta writes for Eastern Eye Newspaper

"If we choose our judges from a range of backgrounds, then collectively, we are more likely to have an impartial judiciary. A judiciary which reflects the society it serves is more likely to earn its trust and respect." Sailesh Mehta writes for Eastern Eye on the importance of Judicial Diversity ...
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