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Red Lion Chambers is the only Chambers to be ranked in the Financial Times 50 Most Innovative Law Firms 2019

Red Lion Chambers is the only Chambers to be ranked in the Financial Times 50 Most Innovative Law Firms 2019

The rankings celebrate the most innovative law firms and legal service providers in the UK and across Europe.
Chambers gained commendations in the ‘Rule of Law and Access for Justice’ category for their work relating to the Rohingya crisis and in the ‘Dispute Resolution’ category for the Special Tribunal case …
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Gillian Jones QC leading Paul Jackson instructed by Michael Michael of Emery, Halil & Brown solicitors

Gillian Jones QC leading Paul Jackson instructed by Michael Michael of Emery, Halil & Brown solicitors

Has successfully secured the unanimous acquittal of a 54 year old army veteran of murder and manslaughter after he shot dead his lover’s husband in self-defence following the affair being exposed. [PRESS REPORTS [ITV][BBC][Kent Online][Metro]]
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The RLC International Team has been recognised for its work on the Rohingya case before the International Criminal Court

The RLC International Team has been recognised for its work on the Rohingya case before the International Criminal Court

The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019 recognised RLC’s International Team with a Commended ranking in the ‘Rule of Law and Access to Justice’ category. The RLC team was led by Nina Tavakoli and included Adam Wiseman QC, Daniel Robinson, Aimee Riese, Tim Godfrey and Laura Hoyano who worked together …
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RLC Commended in Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019 for work before The Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Hague.

RLC Commended in Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019 for work before The Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Hague.

Red Lion Barrister and Co-Chair of the International Practice Group, David Young has been recognised for his work as Lead Defence Counsel defending Assad Sabra before The Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Hague. The FT recognised him by awarding RLC with a Commended ranking in the “Dispute Resolution’ category …
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David Etherington QC appointed New Chancellor for the Diocese of Norwich

David Etherington QC appointed New Chancellor for the Diocese of Norwich

David Etherington QC has been licensed as the new Chancellor for the Diocese of Norwich by the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher. The Chancellor acts as the independent judge of the Consistory Court, overseeing legal issues across the Diocese, especially those which relate to the use of …
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RLC member Adam Pacifico has co-authored new book entitled “The Leader’s Secret Code”

RLC member Adam Pacifico has co-authored new book entitled “The Leader’s Secret Code”

The book asks ‘What makes a great leader?’ exploring which beliefs, attitudes and behaviours are linked to becoming a top performing and influential leader. Based on interviews and qualitative and quantitative analyses with some of the world’s best performing leaders, across a mix of industries, cultures and context, ‘The Leader’s …
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Congratulations to RLC Member Richard Kelly who has been appointed a Recorder

Congratulations to RLC Member Richard Kelly who has been appointed a Recorder

Congratulations to RLC Member Richard Kelly who has been appointed a Recorder. 159 Recorders were appointed by the Queen this year on the advice of the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.
Richard Kelly’s appointment will take effect from the 16 September.
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First “County Lines” case to charge Modern Slavery Act offences dating back to 2017.

First “County Lines” case to charge Modern Slavery Act offences dating back to 2017.

Genevieve Reed was acting for the first defendant who was said to be running the conspiracy and Bethan Rogers was acting for the third defendant who was said to have managed the children. Following guilty pleas, on a basis, they received sentences of seven years and four years respectively. [PRESS …
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David Walbank QC introduces the Autumn/Winter Series in The Red Lion Lectures 2019

David Walbank QC introduces the Autumn/Winter Series in The Red Lion Lectures 2019

When introducing the Autumn/Winter Series in The Red Lion Lectures 2019, David Walbank QC says: “The Red Lion Lectures are now firmly established in the London legal landscape and, having returned from our summer holidays rested and rejuvenated, we are about to embark upon the Autumn/Winter programme. In arranging this …
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Simon Spence QC successfully prosecuted the murder of a drug user on the streets of Ipswich by a drug dealer during a transaction that went wrong.

Simon Spence QC successfully prosecuted the murder of a drug user on the streets of Ipswich by a drug dealer during a transaction that went wrong.

The trial lasted 6 weeks and presented a number of legal and evidential challenges. Also convicted were 5 other defendants charged with Assisting an Offender. [PRESS REPORTS [IP. STAR]]
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David Walbank QC writes in Spear’s ('for the ultra-high-net-worth community') about why we can expect more Swiss Leaks-style criminal prosecutions.

David Walbank QC writes in Spear’s (‘for the ultra-high-net-worth community’) about why we can expect more Swiss Leaks-style criminal prosecutions.

The UK’s extra-territorial reach in tax investigations is so vast that HNWs and corporates should be careful where they tread, or risk being linked to international criminal activities… [READ MORE [SPEAR’S]]
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