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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].
Regrettably, we will no longer accept deliveries to our office buildings until further notice. If you need to deliver documents to Counsel and are unable to do so electronically, please contact our clerking team who will advise as to the most suitable address for delivery.
We would be grateful if you could make all payments to us by BACS using the bank details on the fee notes you have been sent. Please do not send cheques to our offices in the post.
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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Sailesh Mehta speaks on the rights of Protestors

Sailesh Mehta speaks on the rights of Protestors

Sailesh Mehta has been interviewed by the Get Legally Speaking podcast hosted by Hattie Suvari discussing Protestors Rights. Listen here: [Get Legally] ...
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Sailesh Mehta and Caroline Baker write for Counsel Magazine

Sailesh Mehta and Caroline Baker write for Counsel Magazine

"Dissent and protest are a healthy safety valve for every democracy, yet recent events have put the proposals around policing public protest under the spotlight – and many do not like what they see" Sailesh Mehta and Caroline Baker write about the recent 'Kill the Bill' protests and the new ...
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Cameron Brown QC featured in The Times

Cameron Brown QC featured in The Times

Cameron Brown QC has appeared in The Times talking about the recent change in law that will see sports coaches in a 'position of trust'. He says: "While questions may be asked over why it has taken so long for the law to change, the new legislation will have a ...
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Kate Bex QC secures convictions of North London gang whose victims included Arsenal footballers

Kate Bex QC secures convictions of North London gang whose victims included Arsenal footballers

Kate Bex QC secured convictions against eight members of a North London gang who operated in London between April and July 2019. The gang targeted wealthy areas where they carried out a series of aggravated burglaries and robberies using knives and machetes. Two of their victims included ex Arsenal footballer ...
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Aneurin Brewer successfully appeals migrant conviction in Court of Appeal

Aneurin Brewer successfully appeals migrant conviction in Court of Appeal

Aneurin Brewer successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal against the conviction of a migrant for facilitation of breaches in immigration law. The defendant had been jailed for two years and two months in January of this year at Canterbury Crown Court.
This related to the migrant's repeated attempts to ...
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Rebecca Chalkley talks to The Law Society Gazette about Private Prosecutions

Rebecca Chalkley talks to The Law Society Gazette about Private Prosecutions

Rebecca Chalkley talked to The Law Society Gazette about Private Prosecutions in a piece entitled "Are private prosecutions getting out of control, or do we need more?" Rebecca commented that many Private Prosecutions are better resourced than Public Prosecutions and consequently are often undertaken to a higher standard than the ...
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Joanna Hardy speaks to David Lammy on LBC

Joanna Hardy speaks to David Lammy on LBC

Joanna Hardy spoke to David Lammy on LBC regarding court cuts, backlogs and the importance of a diverse Bar. Listen back from 02:37:35: [LBC Global Player] ...
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Michelle Nelson QC co-authors article for Counsel Magazine

Michelle Nelson QC co-authors article for Counsel Magazine

The Westminster Commission on Miscarriages of Justice was set up to revisit the work of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) after 25 years of operation. The Commission identified serious issues that risk miscarriages of justice remaining unidentified or unremedied. RLC member and a Commissioner of the Westminster Commission on ...
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'Caught in the Net'....Cameron Brown QC writes for Counsel Magazine

‘Caught in the Net’….Cameron Brown QC writes for Counsel Magazine

Cameron Brown QC has written an opinion piece examining how Sports coaches who commit sexual offences will be caught by a change in the law that addresses the disparity in treatment for 16- to 17-year-olds. He says: "There is, in the sports arena, the possibility of a real imbalance in ...
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Christopher Paxton QC and Jane Oldfield secure convictions in murder trial

Christopher Paxton QC and Jane Oldfield secure convictions in murder trial

Christopher Paxton QC and Jane Oldfield have successfully concluded a five-month trial at Ipswich Crown Court with murder convictions against three of the four defendants. Sentencing will take place in May. Christopher Paxton QC and Jane Oldfield were instructed by the CPS Eastern Region. News report here: [BBC News] ...
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Georgia Lassoff discusses the Sarah Everard case and Safer Streets Campaign in podcast

Georgia Lassoff discusses the Sarah Everard case and Safer Streets Campaign in podcast

Georgia Lassoff was interviewed by the Get Legally Speaking podcast to discuss the latest Safer Streets campaign proposed by Government, the Sarah Everard murder and laws regarding self-defence. Listen here: [Get Legally Speaking] ...
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Michelle Nelson QC in conversation with UCL

Michelle Nelson QC in conversation with UCL

Michelle Nelson QC will be taking part in a conversation entitled "Shift 25: Constructing a fundamental shift in the UK's ethnicity and equality narrative" as part of UCL'S MAPS (Mathematical and Physical Sciences) Lunch Hour Conversations 2020-2021 on "Tackling racial inequity in higher education and STEM." The event takes place ...
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