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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].
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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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Sentencing takes place in Unaoil trial - one of the largest corruption cases ever brought by the SFO

Sentencing takes place in Unaoil trial – one of the largest corruption cases ever brought by the SFO

Gillian Jones QC and Faras Baloch (together with Michael Brompton QC and Thomas Daniel) prosecuted Basil Al Jarah who was sentenced on 8 October 2020 to three years and four months’ imprisonment for paying in excess of $17m in bribes to dishonestly secure approximately $1.7bn worth of contracts in post-occupation ...
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Riel Karmy-Jones QC and Nicholas Hall examine the case of Banaz Mahmod and wider impact on Honour Based Violence

Riel Karmy-Jones QC and Nicholas Hall examine the case of Banaz Mahmod and wider impact on Honour Based Violence

"With stricter quarantining restrictions being imposed up and down the country, those in the criminal justice system must be more vigilant than ever against Honour Based Violence." Riel Karmy-Jones QC and Nicholas Hall examine the case of Banaz Mahmod, which was recently dramatised on ITV in a programme called 'Honour'. This article also ...
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Kate Bex QC talks to Hattie Suvari about jury trials and why they matter for the Get Legally Speaking podcast

Kate Bex QC talks to Hattie Suvari about jury trials and why they matter for the Get Legally Speaking podcast

Kate Bex QC talks to Hattie Suvari about jury trials and why they matter for the Get Legally Speaking podcast. Listen here: [GetLegallySpeaking] ...
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RLC member David Walbank QC launches new criminal law video update website

RLC member David Walbank QC launches new criminal law video update website

David Walbank QC has launched a new criminal law video update service at [https://CrimeCast.Law]. The website offers, from 5pm every Monday to Friday, new video reviews of recent caselaw and legislation across the whole gamut of criminal and regulatory law: from white collar fraud, corruption and money-laundering to murder, sexual ...
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RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta write Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine

RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta write Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine

RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta have written an Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine entitled 'Promoting and protecting judicial independence'. They argue that 'No jurisdiction can afford to be complacent' whilst examining the circumstances around President Trump’s latest nomination to the Supreme Court, Boris Johnson and Priti Patel's ...
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Chambers successfully complete the 2020 London Legal Walk 10xChallenge

Chambers successfully complete the 2020 London Legal Walk 10xChallenge

Members across Chambers have successfully completed the 2020 London Legal Walk 10xChallenge raising up to £1,000 for the London Legal Support Trust, Free Representation Unit and Advocate. Red Lion members walked, ran, cycled and swam throughout the day with a team comprising of Joint Head of Chambers Antony Shaw QC, ...
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Dame Linda Dobbs DBE featured in new book "100 Great Black Britons" and on ITV for Black History Month

Dame Linda Dobbs DBE featured in new book “100 Great Black Britons” and on ITV for Black History Month

Dame Linda Dobbs DBE has been recognised in a new book entitled "100 Great Black Britons" in a celebration of the lives, stories and contribution of Black British people. Patrick Vernon OBE and Dr Angelina Osbourne, founders of the 100 Great Black Britons campaign published the book which has a ...
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Professor Laura Hoyano appears as Key Speaker in 'Intermediaries for child defendants' discussion

Professor Laura Hoyano appears as Key Speaker in ‘Intermediaries for child defendants’ discussion

Professor Laura Hoyano will be joining the Children's Rights Group at Doughty Street Chambers and the Youth Justice Legal Centre at Just for Kids Law in launching their legal guide on intermediaries for child defendants on Thursday 8th October. Lawyers representing children in the criminal courts need to recognise when a ...
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RLC ranked Tier 1 in Crime and POCA as The Legal 500 release 2021 edition

RLC ranked Tier 1 in Crime and POCA as The Legal 500 release 2021 edition

Chambers is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in Tier 1 in the practice areas of Crime (General and Fraud), POCA and Asset Forfeiture in 2021 rankings just released. RLC has also maintained several top tier rankings in this year’s Legal 500 and is highly recommended across 11 ...
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Nicholas Hall writes Book Review for Law Gazette

Nicholas Hall writes Book Review for Law Gazette

"The rise of the #MeToo movement has seen our society reflect on sexual mores and sexual practices more than ever before. In this complex area where culture, religion, identity and morality intersect, the criminal law can easily fall out of step with society." Nicholas Hall reviews Criminalizing Sex: A Unified Liberal ...
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Simon Spence QC analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Ratana on 25 September

Simon Spence QC analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Ratana on 25 September

"The death of any police officer, killed in the course of their duty, is a tragedy. When it happens in a custody suite itself, it adds a further dimension and inevitably raises the question, ‘How could this happen?’, a question many people and the family of Sgt. Ratana in particular ...
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Red Lion Chambers represent animal cruelty activists pro bono

Red Lion Chambers represent animal cruelty activists pro bono

Sailesh Mehta and Matt Bainbridge represented animal rights activists charged with aggravated trespass and criminal damage in a Dolce & Gabbana store in London. The four defendants entered the store dressed as bunnies to demonstrate against the store's sale of animal fur from Orylag rabbits which they said had been ...
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