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Sara Lawson QC, successfully prosecutes firms, responsible in the death of 5 year old girl in domestic lift accident.

Sara Lawson QC, successfully prosecutes firms, responsible in the death of 5 year old girl in domestic lift accident.

Sara Lawson QC secured guilty verdicts on behalf of The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) who brought charges against landlords Synergy Housing Ltd and Orona Ltd, who were contracted by Synergy Housing to service the lift every six months and carry out maintenance.
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Congratulations to Chris Paxton, Michelle Nelson & Michael Goodwin on their appointment to silk.

Congratulations to Chris Paxton, Michelle Nelson & Michael Goodwin on their appointment to silk.

At Red Lion Chambers we know what it takes to become a Silk, and we are very proud to congratulate Chris Paxton, Michelle Nelson & Michael Goodwin, who have gone through an extremely uncompromising selection process. The QC suffix it brings is acknowledged as clear recognition of the exceptionally high …
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Mind The Gap: The Problem Of Cyber-Flashing And Tech-Enabled Harassment

Mind The Gap: The Problem Of Cyber-Flashing And Tech-Enabled Harassment

Joanna Hardy, Criminal Barrister at Red Lion Chambers, highlights the urgent need for new legislation to tackle ‘cyber flashing’ sexual offending, including the sending of unsolicited sexual images and posting revenge porn. Imagine you are a woman on a packed train. It is standing, jostling-for-elbow-room only. One hand clings to …
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21st December 2018: UK's biggest Water Company Fined £2million

21st December 2018: UK’s biggest Water Company Fined £2million

Sailesh Mehta was instructed by the Environment Agency to prosecute Thames Water Utilities Limited for polluting a stream with raw sewage, killing most of the fish in a part of the water.  The company pleaded guilty but contested the extent of its culpability.  The sentencing hearing that spanned a number …
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Chambers is delighted to announce that Angela Rafferty QC a member of Red Lion Chambers has been appointed to be a Circuit Judge.

Chambers is delighted to announce that Angela Rafferty QC a member of Red Lion Chambers has been appointed to be a Circuit Judge.

The Queen has appointed Angela Margaret Mary Rafferty QC to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed …
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Fraud Newsletter 26 – December 2018

Fraud Newsletter 26 – December 2018

These monthly Fraud Newsletters are a very succinct summary of fraud cases and matters which have occurred in the preceding four weeks. Their aim is let you check that you have missed nothing of importance. If you need more detail it can be obtained by using the hyperlinks. The newsletters …
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"For both sides, 12 strangers represent the best shot at fairness. Their amateurism is their strength"

“For both sides, 12 strangers represent the best shot at fairness. Their amateurism is their strength”

Joanna Hardy was quoted in the The Times “The Brief” today, from her article this month in the Law Gazette, arguing that calls to do away with juries in rape trials are misplaced. [To read the full article in the Law Gazzette click here] …
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