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Jane Bewsey QC reflects on 'A Year Like No Other'

Jane Bewsey QC offered a Chambers perspective reflecting on the last 12 months during the Covid crisis. Writing for New Law Journal, she commented: "When we surveyed our members during lockdown, the thing that was mentioned most often by those of every age was that they missed social interaction—not the ...
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Cameron Brown QC featured by GRC World Forums

Cameron Brown QC was selected to appear in the FinCrime Job Focus for GRC World Forums where he spoke about his journey to the Bar, what a typical day looks like and the daily challenges he faces. He also predicted a growing rise in electronic crime and increasingly sophisticated fraud ...
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RL Consultant Mark Guthrie writes Book Review for Law Gazette

Mark Guthrie has awarded the 'Research Handbook on Torture: Legal and Medical Perspectives on Prohibition and Prevention' by Malcolm D Evans and Jens Modvig a 5 star review. Writing for the Law Society Gazette, Mark said that the book was: "a valuable source of reference for a wide range of ...
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Bethan Rogers writes for Law Gazette

Bethan Rogers offered opinion in a letter published by Law Society Gazette in response to the Government's announcement it was building 500 more prisons for women. She said: "..the money being invested in these places would be much better spent on alternatives to custody. These alternatives could address the underlying ...
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Sailesh Mehta interviewed on the Tarik Mubarak Show

Sailesh Mehta spoke about his journey to the Bar with Tarik Mubarak including the challenges he faced offering tips and advice to future law students. He also spoke about the need for more diversity at the Bar and why there was still a need for BAME lawyers in the upper levels ...
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Bethan Rogers defends former female prison officer

Bethan Rogers defended Ms Kerianne Stephens at Maidstone Crown Court. Ms Stephens, 26 years old, was a former prison officer who during her time at HMP Swaleside had had an affair with inmate, Louis Tate, which had resulted in her becoming a mother. Ms Stephens had pleaded guilty to misconduct ...
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Dan Taylor instructed to defend in high-profile, £26 million domestic burglaries

Dan Taylor represented Alessandro Donati, who pleaded guilty at Isleworth Crown Court, to an offence of conspiracy to burgle. This high-profile case involved an extensive and multi-jurisdictional Metropolitan Police 'Flying Squad' operation. With stolen property in excess of £26 million, it is thought to be the highest value dwelling burglary ...
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Michael Goodwin QC and Georgia Lassoff instructed by SFO

Michael Goodwin QC and Georgia Lassoff, together with Michael Bowes QC (Outer Temple Chambers) and Thomas Daniel (2 Bedford Row) have been instructed by the Serious Fraud Office to prosecute 2 former Serco employees for allegations of fraud. Both individuals face fraud charges over allegations relating to the Electronic Monitoring ...
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SHIFT25 hold Webinar entitled "Blacks Don't....."

SHIFT25 in collaboration with S&P Global's BOLD EMEA Network present a Webinar entitled "BLACKS DON’T..." on Wednesday, April 14 from 4-5pm. Discussions will explore and explode some of the common stereotypes and assumptions that have come to be associated with Blackness, including the historical origin of these myths and their ...
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Co-Head of Chambers Gillian Jones QC speaks at the Fraud Lawyer's Association

Following KBR’s recent success in the Supreme Court the Young Fraud Lawyer's Association [YFLA] and Fraud Lawyer's Association [FLA] came together to organise a 'Virtual Educational' event on 8 April 2021. Gillian Jones QC joined an expert panel exploring the wide-ranging implications of the much written about Supreme Court judgment, ...
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Ed Vickers QC successfully prosecutes serial child abuser

Ed Vickers QC has successfully prosecuted serial child abuser Stephen Walker at Croydon Crown Court. Former youth football coach Walker was convicted of forty counts of serious child abuse committed against 14 children over a forty-year period between the mid 1960s and mid 2000s. The case was originally meant to ...
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Cameron Brown QC writes for Law.com

Cameron Brown QC along with co-author Kabir Sondhi ( 9 Bedford Row) have written an opinion piece entitled 'Corporate Criminal Liability - Is it time for an overhaul?' for law.com.
They investigate whether corporate criminal liability law in its current guise is still fit for purpose. Read more: [Law.com] ...
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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

"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 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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