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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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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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Discussion on "Youth Justice" hosted by Chambers

Discussion on “Youth Justice” hosted by Chambers

Barristers Tim Kiely and Aimee Riese hosted a roundtable discussion in Chambers as part of the Juniors under 5 year call (J5) Lecture series, with a number of solicitors attending. The discussion on “Youth Justice” addressed a wide range of topics including: early interventions; out of court disposals and challenging …
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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 are pleased to host a special event celebrating 100 years of Women in Law with a distinguished panel of 10 speakers, on Wednesday 20 November from 6pm at Dechert in London. 2019 marks the Centenary since the Sex Disqualification Act was passed, paving the way for women …
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Red Lion Chambers supports Pro Bono Week

Red Lion Chambers supports Pro Bono Week

Red Lion Chambers are delighted to mark Pro Bono Week (4-8th Nov) as it celebrates its 18th year. Chambers has always played a pivotal role in undertaking pro bono work as well as working with a number of charities over many years. Latest 2019 statistics highlight that over half of …
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The Grenfell fire inquiry is ignoring the biggest causes of the tragedy

The Grenfell fire inquiry is ignoring the biggest causes of the tragedy

First printed in The Times October 31 2019, By disregarding funding cuts, poor regulation and falling safety standards, this report into the disaster lets ministers off the hook. The 1,000-page report into the Grenfell fire that was published yesterday reaches damning conclusions. Cladding on the London block breached building regulations …
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Red Lion Chambers launches bespoke mentoring programme, in partnership with ELBA.

Red Lion Chambers launches bespoke mentoring programme, in partnership with ELBA.

As part of our continued commitment to Social Responsibility, we announced a new partnership earlier this year with the East London Business Alliance (ELBA); a registered charity and non-profit agency that supports the social and economic regeneration of East London. We are honoured to be the first Chambers to partner …
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Riel Karmy-Jones QC, senior counsel to the Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse - The Inquiry’s report Report into Ealing Abbey and St. Benedict’s School finds a “sadistic and predatory” atmosphere and a culture of cover-up and denial allowed sexual abusers to commit crimes against children for decades.

Riel Karmy-Jones QC, senior counsel to the Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse – The Inquiry’s report Report into Ealing Abbey and St. Benedict’s School finds a “sadistic and predatory” atmosphere and a culture of cover-up and denial allowed sexual abusers to commit crimes against children for decades.

Riel led the Inquiry’s investigation into the Roman Catholic Church and the English Benedictine Congregation (EBC) and it’s associated schools from 2017. The Inquiry’s first Report into the EBC addressed abuse and failings in safeguarding of children at Ampleforth and Downside, and was published in August 2018. News reports in …
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