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RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta write Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine

RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta write Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine

RLConsultant Mark Guthrie and RLC member Sailesh Mehta have written an Opinion piece for Counsel Magazine entitled 'Promoting and protecting judicial independence'. They argue that 'No jurisdiction can afford to be complacent' whilst examining the circumstances around President Trump’s latest nomination to the Supreme Court, Boris Johnson and Priti Patel's ...
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Simon Spence QC analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Ratana on 25 September

Simon Spence QC analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Ratana on 25 September

"The death of any police officer, killed in the course of their duty, is a tragedy. When it happens in a custody suite itself, it adds a further dimension and inevitably raises the question, ‘How could this happen?’, a question many people and the family of Sgt. Ratana in particular ...
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Kate Bex QC and Tim Kiely writing for The Times examine Government's White Paper on Sentencing Reforms

Kate Bex QC and Tim Kiely writing for The Times examine Government’s White Paper on Sentencing Reforms

"If one of the purposes of sentencing is to protect the public from the effects of crime, this cannot mean just locking offenders away for as long as possible. It must mean that serving their sentence, whether in custody or the community, should rehabilitate them so that they do not ...
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Sailesh Mehta examines the use of Automated Facial Technology writing in Counsel Magazine

Sailesh Mehta examines the use of Automated Facial Technology writing in Counsel Magazine

"Beyond the intrusiveness of automated facial recognition is concern about ‘false positives’ and potential for racial bias in the technology." Sailesh Mehta writes with Shahid Khan [AdviceWise Solicitors] about Automated Facial Recognition technology and effects on BAME communities. Read more here: [Counsel Magazine] ...
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Zoë Chapman reviews 'The Possibility of Norms' for Society Law Gazette

Zoë Chapman reviews ‘The Possibility of Norms’ for Society Law Gazette

"For the legal practitioner, Möllers’ explication of norms leads to a fresh insight into the processes with which we are all familiar, such as the trial, and sentencing and its purpose. This book also offers an opportunity to reflect on what it is that drives people to act. Interestingly, Möllers ...
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Teaching Children the Value of Law- Timothy Kiely Book Review

Teaching Children the Value of Law- Timothy Kiely Book Review

"the most valuable thing that this book can impart to a child is a deep sense of agency. The conviction that you are, indeed, ‘equal to everything’, even the task of shaping the law, is fundamental to the health of democratic life." Timothy Kiely reviews 'Equal to Everything – Judge ...
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Kate Bex QC provides an analysis of the inquest into the death of TV star Caroline Flack

Kate Bex QC provides an analysis of the inquest into the death of TV star Caroline Flack

Bafta award winning Love Island and X factor host Caroline Flack was found dead at her home in Stoke Newington, London on 15 February. A pathologist found that Ms Flack died from hanging. The inquest at Poplar Coroner’s Court took place over two days on 5 and 6 August with ...
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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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Bribery, Corruption and International Arbitration meet again: The case of Alexander Brothers Limited (Hong Kong SAR) v (1) Alstom Transport SA; (2) Alstom Network UK Limited [2020] EWHC 1585 (Comm)

Bribery, Corruption and International Arbitration meet again: The case of Alexander Brothers Limited (Hong Kong SAR) v (1) Alstom Transport SA; (2) Alstom Network UK Limited [2020] EWHC 1585 (Comm)

by Klentiana Mahmutaj Introduction On 18 June 2020, Cockerill J refused an application by the Defendants – two members of the Alstom group – to set aside a without notice Order of Teare J enforcing an arbitration award (“the Award”) in favour of the Claimant (“ABL”) on the basis that ...
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RLC members Laura Jane Miller and Georgia Lassoff write Opinion piece for Law Society Gazette

RLC members Laura Jane Miller and Georgia Lassoff write Opinion piece for Law Society Gazette

“Ultimately, the reimplementation of the fast-track system risks overburdening an already fragile criminal justice system, and the further alienation of BAME communities. The problem with ‘speedy justice’ is that while it might achieve the former it rarely achieves the latter.” RLC members Laura Jane Miller and Georgia Lassoff write Opinion ...
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RLC member Adam Pacifico writes for CEO World

RLC member Adam Pacifico writes for CEO World

RLC Member Adam Pacifico’s latest article published in CEO World explores the issue of how a leader can multiply his or her own leadership. He chats to Chief Strategy Officer, Joe Fredericks about the critical components that any leader should consider when evaluating their own leadership style and ability to ...
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‘We wore our poverty like a badge and survival was the name of the game.’

‘We wore our poverty like a badge and survival was the name of the game.’

Sailesh Mehta recalls his journey to the Bar in the Bar Council's online magazine Bar Talk and talks about his fears around Social ‘Immobility’ in a Covid-19 era. Read more here: [Bar Talk] ...
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