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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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Genevieve Reed speaks to Vice Magazine regards Domestic Abuse Bill amendment

Genevieve Reed speaks to Vice Magazine regards Domestic Abuse Bill amendment

“The body modification case is a perfect example of how the law was already operating...It shows that consent was never a defence that was available.”  Genevieve Reed speaks to Vice Magazine about the Domestic Abuse Bill amendment in relation to the Rough Sex defence and how this affects the BDSM ...
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Hariri Judgment in The Hague

Hariri Judgment in The Hague

RLC member David Young of the International Team secures acquittal in The Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague. The judgment which took place on Tuesday 18th August saw the Accused he represented acquitted of all charges in relation to the assassination of Lebanon’s former Prime Minister, Mr. Rafic Hariri. David ...
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Joanna Hardy joins Legal 500 podcast

Joanna Hardy joins Legal 500 podcast

"Bright, plucky kids shouldn't have to work ten times as harder as bright, rich kids to get to the same starting line....and when they do get there, they shouldn't be treated differently" RLC member Joanna Hardy joins The Legal 500 podcast to discuss social mobility, those entering the Bar from ...
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Has the fight against Modern Slavery been sidelined by Covid19?

Has the fight against Modern Slavery been sidelined by Covid19?

"COVID-19 has not only potentially made it easier for organised criminal networks, but also more difficult for victims to be identified and provided the assistance and support that they need." Riel Karmy-Jones QC explores the impact of Covid 19 on the victims of modern slavery and human trafficking. Read piece ...
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Cameron Brown QC appears in a landmark decision

Cameron Brown QC appears in a landmark decision

Cameron Brown QC appears in the landmark decision of R v Jon Andrewes, 2020 EWCA Crim 1055, which examined whether it was proportionate to make a confiscation order against Mr Andrewes, who had earned a salary for a number of years despite making false representations to obtain his employment ('CV ...
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Riel Karmy-Jones QC features in The Lawyer Magazine's Hot 100 career quiz

Riel Karmy-Jones QC features in The Lawyer Magazine’s Hot 100 career quiz

"Work hard, be ambitious, but never forget your family and friends because they will be there when the going gets tough, and during the quieter times." Riel Karmy-Jones QC features in The Lawyer Magazine's Hot 100 career quiz following her selection into The Lawyer's Hot 100 list of 2020. Read ...
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RLC member Kate Bex QC reviews top stories of the day on BBC Radio London

RLC member Kate Bex QC reviews top stories of the day on BBC Radio London

Kate Bex QC reviewed the top stories of the day with Petrie Hosken on BBC Radio London Breakfast Show commenting on the evidence given at the inquest of former presenter Caroline Flack and the CPS initial decision to caution her, the purpose of an inquest and the effects on mental ...
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Tom Forster QC and David Claxton have published an article in the New Law Journal on the new Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020.

Tom Forster QC and David Claxton have published an article in the New Law Journal on the new Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020.

The piece considers the legal and political context for the Regulations, the routes of challenge available to those designated, both domestically and by the EU / UN, as well as the decision of the Court of Appeal in Lamesa Investments Limited v Cynergy Bank Limited [2020] EWCA Civ 821. READ ...
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Valerie Charbit leading Leila Chaker secure convictions of 4 men who stole donations made to a charity

Valerie Charbit leading Leila Chaker secure convictions of 4 men who stole donations made to a charity

Valerie Charbit, leading Leila Chaker, secured convictions of 4 men who stole donations made to a charity of which they were trustees or professional fundraisers.  David Papagavriel and Terence Kelly were trustees of the charity Open Doors. They entered a contract with their co-defendants, Ian and Peter Ellis, professional fundraisers, ...
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SFO secures £5.45m confiscation order against ex-Afren CEO and COO

SFO secures £5.45m confiscation order against ex-Afren CEO and COO

Jamie Sharma led by John McGuinness QC secures £5,450,000 confiscation orders for the SFO against the ex-CEO and COO at FTSE250-listed oil and gas corporation, Afren PLC. In a prosecution brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office, Osman Shahenshah and Shahid Ullah were found to have abused their positions by ...
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Kate Bex QC writes for Lexis PSL on the time limits for charge by postal requisition following the decision of the High Court in Winder v DPP

Kate Bex QC writes for Lexis PSL on the time limits for charge by postal requisition following the decision of the High Court in Winder v DPP

Corporate Crime analysis: Mr Winder was arrested, interviewed and released pending further enquiries and then charged by postal requisition with offences under section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 (CA 2003). He unsuccessfully attempted to persuade the district judge that he had been charged out of time. The appeal was ...
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Opinion: The fallacy of ‘24-hour justice’

Opinion: The fallacy of ‘24-hour justice’

With fast-track justice measures reportedly back on the table, the risks of miscarriages of justice through rushed proceedings in a criminal justice system are already at breaking point. Zoë Chapman writes for Counsel Magazine. Read piece here: [COUNSEL MAGAZINE] ...
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