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Kate Bex QC and Matthew Sorel-Cameron today secure historic convictions in the first ever County Lines human trafficking trial.

At an initial trial at Woolwich Crown Court in 2018, the trial judge allowed a submission of no case to answer in relation to all three defendants but Miss Bex QC, then leading Paul Evans and assisted by Francesca Kirby, successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal against the terminatory ...
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On Thursday 11th April 2019, David Walbank QC and Allison Clare travelled to Paris in order to address an economic crime conference hosted by the French International Banking Group, BNP Paribas. David and Allison spoke to a live audience at the worldwide headquarters of the French finance house and were ...
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Andrew Thompson leads prosecution in trial of man accused of raping University of Essex student.

University of Essex rape accused says woman 'started whole thing' A man accused of raping a student told police "she started the whole thing from A to Z", a court has heard. Sultan Mohammed, 25, denies raping the woman at the University of Essex accommodation block in October. In a ...
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Failing to prevent economic crime By Michael Goodwin QC, Michelle Sloane, Aimee Riese [LAW GAZETTE]

Last December Lisa Osofsky, director of the Serious Fraud Office complained: 'I can go after Main Street but I can’t go after Wall Street.' Back in September 2014, the then Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC MP announced that the government was considering proposals to create a new corporate offence of ...
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The second of The Red Lion Lectures looking at 'Unexplained Wealth Orders' took place at Bush House, Kings College last night.

The Q&A style event was moderated by RLC's David Walbank QC with Jonathan Fisher QC and Jasvinder Nakhwal, Partner at Peters and Peters. The speakers analysed and discussed the scope of new legislation, how it is to be applied and the challenges the National Crime Agency faces in considering hundreds ...
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On Friday 5th April two pupils from Chambers, Carolyne Baker and Danielle Mason, supported the Young Citizens

by training 20 students at Inner Temple in criminal procedure and witness handling. They then conducted a mock trial. The session was run to facilitate access to the Criminal Bar and to inspire those from a diverse background to learn more about the Criminal Justice System. Red Lion Chambers is ...
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Riel Karmy-Jones QC, Alex Young and Chris Canning (both of 7 Bedford Row) win major ‘modern slavery’ case in Court of Appeal

The case of R v. Rooney was tried for five months in 2017, and is one of the most complex modern slavery cases ever brought in this country. Five defendants appealed on multiple grounds, the most significant of which was the correct legal definition of the offence of ‘forced or ...
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Court of Appeal hands down judgment in the Appeal against conviction of Max Clifford

Judgment was handed down this morning in the conviction appeal of Mr Max Clifford. The appeal was pursued by his daughter following his death in December 2017.
Rosina Cottage QC, instructed by the CPS, successfully argued that the convictions following his trial in 2014 were safe. Press Reports: [BBC] ...
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Christopher Paxton QC secures conviction in “road rage” attempted murder trial in which rarely used defence of insanity was raised.

Christopher Paxton QC instructed by CPS Eastern Region and leading Crown Advocate Carolyn Gardiner secured a conviction upon a count of attempted murder at Chelmsford Crown Court following a trial in which the defence of insanity was raised. Flynn Prevost, 60, of Thornbrook, Thornwood, was found guilty by jury following ...
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Sailesh Mehta talks to LBC regards Toxic Contamination found around Grenfell Tower

"It is a well-known phenomenon that because of the intensity of a large fire, the resultant plume of smoke and gas will contain a cocktail of harmful toxins." Sailesh Mehta spoke to LBC Radio today regards the latest study that showed toxins had been found in and around Grenfell Tower ...
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Laura Hoyano has been invited by the Ministry of Justice and Home Office to serve on a subgroup of the Criminal Justice Board

To conduct a review of the criminal justice response to rape and serious sexual offences, as part of the Violence against Women and Girls Strategy. Laura will be formally representing the Criminal Bar Association. This follows publication of her major empirical study of cross-examination of sexual assault complainants on their ...
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Klentiana Mahmutaj Speaks at the World Law Forum Conference  "Arbitration of Business and Human Rights Dispute" 22nd March

Klentiana Mahmutaj practises in white collar crime, human rights and international arbitration from Red Lion Chambers in London. She currently represents the Albanian government at the United Nations in treaty negotiations on the Zero Draft treaty on business and human rights. Klentiana has acted as a consultant with the Slynn ...
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Red Lion Chambers celebrates International Women’s Day 2019

with female barristers reflecting on Women In Law and how they mark this important day: Gillian Jones QC, joint-Head of Chambers at RLC suggests improvements that would aid progression of women working at the Bar: “A true appreciation of the challenges women still face in their everyday working lives, not ...
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