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COVID-19 UPDATE (click here)
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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Genevieve Reed ⁦comments on changes in legislation to the Domestic Abuse Bill

Genevieve Reed ⁦comments on changes in legislation to the Domestic Abuse Bill

Genevieve Reed commented on changes in legislation to the Domestic Abuse Bill which sees the Rough Sex defence banned. Speaking to BBC News Online, she said although changes could "ensure appropriate charges are brought"...it is "unlikely to change the outcome of trials where defendants maintain this defence. A key issue for ...
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Sailesh Mehta succeeds in Court of Appeal - 1st July 2020

Sailesh Mehta succeeds in Court of Appeal – 1st July 2020

Sailesh Mehta successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal, responding to an appeal by one of the UK's largest waste company. The case was said by the Appellant to be of great importance to a multi-billion pound industry. The Court gave guidance on admissible evidence, in a case involving prohibited ...
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SHIFT 25 - a campaign for a Better Tomorrow

SHIFT 25 – a campaign for a Better Tomorrow

We come together as a new campaign led by a group of senior and influential Black and BAME professionals and business organisations, drawn together by Red Lion Chambers and ELBA and make this statement of intent in response to the shocking events of 25 May 2020. We have all been ...
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Is the Criminal Justice System Doing Enough to Tackle Racism?

Is the Criminal Justice System Doing Enough to Tackle Racism?

Lawyer Monthly speak to Francesca Kirby and Zoe Chapman to ask whether enough has been done since David Lammy's review 3 years ago. [READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE [LAWYER MONTHLY]] ...
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The junior Bar-which makes by far the largest contribution to the diversity of the profession as a whole-is at risk of sinking as a result of lockdown

The junior Bar-which makes by far the largest contribution to the diversity of the profession as a whole-is at risk of sinking as a result of lockdown

Zoe Chapman and Francesca Kirby look at ways the Bar can redouble diversity efforts in Counsel Magazine: In April 2020, the Bar Council warned that COVID-19 could undo the Bar’s efforts to improve diversity amongst the profession. This stark warning stems from a survey which revealed that the interruptions caused by ...
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What can the Bar learn from the crisis?

What can the Bar learn from the crisis?

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On 24 June Christopher Paxton QC presented a webinar to lawyers at CPS Eastern Region on the issues that arise in cases of homicide.

On 24 June Christopher Paxton QC presented a webinar to lawyers at CPS Eastern Region on the issues that arise in cases of homicide.

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Pupillage Tips from A Recruiter's Perspective with Genevieve Reed of Red Lion Chambers

Pupillage Tips from A Recruiter’s Perspective with Genevieve Reed of Red Lion Chambers

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RLC member Klentiana Mahmutaj examines the recent High Court decision of Alexander Brothers Ltd v Alstom [2020] EWHC 1585 (Comm) (Cockerill J

RLC member Klentiana Mahmutaj examines the recent High Court decision of Alexander Brothers Ltd v Alstom [2020] EWHC 1585 (Comm) (Cockerill J

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Gillian Jones QC appears on Get Legally Speaking podcast

Gillian Jones QC appears on Get Legally Speaking podcast

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Members of Red Lion Chambers contribute to the new edition of Arlidge and Parry on fraud

Members of Red Lion Chambers contribute to the new edition of Arlidge and Parry on fraud

The 6th edition of Arlidge and Parry on Fraud has been published.  Written by members of Chambers Jonathan Fisher QC, His Honour Judge Alexander Milne QC, Jane Bewsey QC, and Andrew Herd, the new edition provides a comprehensive and updated guide to the law on fraud, and includes new chapters ...
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An analysis of the Sentencing Code

An analysis of the Sentencing Code

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