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Tom Forster QC instructed in MP Expenses Claim case

Tom Forster QC instructed in MP Expenses Claim case

Conservative MP for Brecon and Radnorshire Chris Davies pleaded guilty to providing false or misleading information for allowances claims and attempting to do so in March 2016. He has been ordered to complete 50 hours unpaid community work and fined £1,500, despite the case being found to reach the threshold …
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Kate Bex QC and Matthew Sorel-Cameron today secure historic convictions in the first ever County Lines human trafficking trial.

Kate Bex QC and Matthew Sorel-Cameron today secure historic convictions in the first ever County Lines human trafficking trial.

At an initial trial at Woolwich Crown Court in 2018, the trial judge allowed a submission of no case to answer in relation to all three defendants but Miss Bex QC, then leading Paul Evans and assisted by Francesca Kirby, successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal against the terminatory …
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David Walbank QC and Allison Clare lectures at Paris economic-crime conference are live-streamed worldwide.

David Walbank QC and Allison Clare lectures at Paris economic-crime conference are live-streamed worldwide.

On Thursday 11th April 2019, David Walbank QC and Allison Clare travelled to Paris in order to address an economic crime conference hosted by the French International Banking Group, BNP Paribas. David and Allison spoke to a live audience at the worldwide headquarters of the French finance house and were …
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Andrew Thompson leads prosecution in trial of man accused of raping University of Essex student.

Andrew Thompson leads prosecution in trial of man accused of raping University of Essex student.

University of Essex rape accused says woman ‘started whole thing’ A man accused of raping a student told police “she started the whole thing from A to Z”, a court has heard. Sultan Mohammed, 25, denies raping the woman at the University of Essex accommodation block in October. In a …
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Failing to prevent economic crime By Michael Goodwin QC, Michelle Sloane, Aimee Riese [LAW GAZETTE]

Failing to prevent economic crime By Michael Goodwin QC, Michelle Sloane, Aimee Riese [LAW GAZETTE]

Last December Lisa Osofsky, director of the Serious Fraud Office complained: ‘I can go after Main Street but I can’t go after Wall Street.’ Back in September 2014, the then Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP announced that the government was considering proposals to create a new corporate offence of …
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The second of The Red Lion Lectures looking at 'Unexplained Wealth Orders' took place at Bush House, Kings College last night.

The second of The Red Lion Lectures looking at ‘Unexplained Wealth Orders’ took place at Bush House, Kings College last night.

The Q&A style event was moderated by RLC’s David Walbank QC with Jonathan Fisher QC and Jasvinder Nakhwal, Partner at Peters and Peters. The speakers analysed and discussed the scope of new legislation, how it is to be applied and the challenges the National Crime Agency faces in considering hundreds …
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On Friday 5th April two pupils from Chambers, Carolyne Baker and Danielle Mason, supported the Young Citizens

On Friday 5th April two pupils from Chambers, Carolyne Baker and Danielle Mason, supported the Young Citizens

by training 20 students at Inner Temple in criminal procedure and witness handling. They then conducted a mock trial. The session was run to facilitate access to the Criminal Bar and to inspire those from a diverse background to learn more about the Criminal Justice System. Red Lion Chambers is …
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Riel Karmy-Jones QC, Alex Young and Chris Canning (both of 7 Bedford Row) win major ‘modern slavery’ case in Court of Appeal

Riel Karmy-Jones QC, Alex Young and Chris Canning (both of 7 Bedford Row) win major ‘modern slavery’ case in Court of Appeal

The case of R v. Rooney was tried for five months in 2017, and is one of the most complex modern slavery cases ever brought in this country. Five defendants appealed on multiple grounds, the most significant of which was the correct legal definition of the offence of ‘forced or …
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