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Kate Bex QC and Lauren Sales secure acquittal of young girl charged with murder.

The incident was caught on cctv and her legal team successfully argued that the client was not part of a joint enterprise to kill or cause serious injury. Miss Bex QC and Miss Sales were instructed by Alan Walker of Walker Law Ltd ...
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Noel Casey prosecutes Surrey based Drugs Ring

Following a three week trial at Guildford Crown Court, Noel Casey has successfully obtained convictions regarding three defendants for conspiracy to supply cocaine.
The case arose from police Operation Overstone, an eight month operation using undercover operatives to penetrate a street level organised gang supplying at street level throughout the ...
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Counsel (2019 June , 7-9) has published Potential difference, an interview with Dame Linda Dobbs

the first black High Court judge, about ethnic diversity in the judiciary and selection procedures, her legal and charitable activities and interests since retiring as a judge and her early legal career.  Dame Linda is head of the Bespoke and International Services (BIS) group, associated with Red Lion Chambers ...
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Jenni Dempster QC and Daniel Robinson secure acquittal for 64 year old man charged with brutal murder.

Instructed by Phil Emery from Emery Halil & Brown Solicitors; Jenni Dempster QC led Daniel Robinson in this six week trial before HHJ Dodd QC and a jury at Wood Green Crown Court. The defendant, Robert Parsons, was charged jointly with Carol Campling, accused of the joint murder of Mark ...
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Red Lion Chambers "Open Doors" launched with law students from the University of East London.

Red Lion Chambers, in partnership with the Bar Council and the University of East London (UEL), held the first “Open Doors” event on Saturday 8 June 2019. The event aimed to increase awareness and encourage diverse applicants to the profession, whilst also raising the profile of social mobility at the ...
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Cameron Brown has successfully led the prosecution, at the Central Criminal Court, of a major gang involved in the importation and distribution of unlicensed anabolic steroids...

Cameron Brown has successfully led the prosecution, at the Central Criminal Court, of a major gang involved in the importation and distribution of unlicensed anabolic steroids (AAS) from India and Singapore. The gang imported more than 40 tonnes of illicit anabolic steroids and is said to be ‘the most prolific ...
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Nina Tavakoli interviewed by the BBC World Service about international legal avenues open to the Rohingya

Nina Tavakoli discussed the proceedings before the International Criminal Court, the establishment of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar and the potential for a case before the International Court of Justice. You can listen back to the interview by scrolling 40 mins 46 into the programme The Real Story  [BBC] ...
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CHAMBERS PARTNERS WITH THE EAST LONDON BUSINESS ALLIANCE (ELBA)

Chambers announced a new partnership today with the East London Business Alliance (ELBA), a registered charity and non-profit agency that has been supporting the social and economic regeneration of East London for 30 years. ELBA works in partnership with businesses to build the capacity of local organisations, harnessing the time, ...
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Ed Vickers QC and David Walbank QC of RLC and Daniel Cundy of Blackfords LLP examine the SFO’s current direction of travel.

On 28th May 2019, we had the fourth of the Red Lion Lectures 2019: ‘Uncle Sam’s Backyard?’: the Serious Fraud Office and the Americanisation Of English Justice. The event began with a review by Ed Vickers of the SFO’s recent successes and failures and of some of the techniques being ...
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Red Lion Chambers’ International Practice Group held a Seminar last night on: “The ISIL trials in Iraq- Legal and Practical Challenges” for Specialist International lawyers and human rights experts.

The Speaker was Mr. David Marshall, an Associate Tenant at Red Lion Chambers who was, until recently, the Team Leader of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq’s Accountability and Administration of Justice Section. Commenting on the event, the Red Lion Chambers Barrister, Mr David Young, who chaired the event ...
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The Problem with Pupillage...

For the Bar to cast off its image of privilege, it must talk about how it selects barristers of the future.....What can Chambers do?" Edmund Vickers QC writes in May's issue of 'fivehundred'- Legal 500's new magazine. Read more here: on page 40 ...
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16th May,  David Young will be delivering a Presentation, and judging mock advocacy exercises...

International Advocacy Training
On the 16 May 2019 David Young will be delivering a Presentation, and judging mock advocacy exercises, for the International Criminal Court Bar Association at the International Criminal Court. ...
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Three men have been jailed after becoming the first drug dealers to be charged under modern slavery laws for using vulnerable youths to traffic drugs in a "county lines" operation.

Michael Karemera, Dean Alford and Glodi Wabelua, all aged 25, were jailed for a total of 12-and-a-half years. Kate Bex QC and Matthew Sorel-Cameron secured the historic convictions in landmark case. At an initial trial at Woolwich Crown Court in 2018, the trial judge allowed a submission of no case ...
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Shane Collery QC instructed by the CPS in the largest fraud against the Welsh Government.

A businessman was jailed on 10 May 2019 after defrauding the EU and Welsh Government of £5.19m by claiming EU and Welsh government to develop a fishmeal alternative. The frauds took place over a prolonged five year period and the pleas came after jury empanelment in what was to be ...
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