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RED LION CONSULTING WEBINAR - 'Waging war against impunity': the challenges of war crimes prosecutions

RED LION CONSULTING WEBINAR – ‘Waging war against impunity’: the challenges of war crimes prosecutions

WEBINAR: 'Waging war against impunity': the challenges of war crimes prosecutions
DATE: Tuesday 24 May 2022
TIME: 5:30-6:30pm
MORE INFO HERE: [Red Lion Consulting – ‘Waging war against impunity’: the challenges of war crimes prosecutions (redlionchambers.co.uk)] A webinar presented by RLConsulting members Sara Carnegie [CHAIR], Mark Guthrie and RLC member ...
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Alex Benn concludes money laundering trial with unanimous acquittals

Alex Benn concludes money laundering trial with unanimous acquittals

Alex Benn appeared on behalf of a defendant charged with money laundering, arising from blackmail. The prosecution alleged that the defendant had channelled money from a fraudulent scheme set up through Instagram and Snapchat, with the blackmailers having threatened to release the user’s intimate photographs if the money were not ...
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RLC supports Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

RLC supports Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

"Barristers are particularly at risk of burnout because of the nature of our work and our approach to it – but it doesn’t have to be this way." RLC Associate Member Jade Bucklow explores how culture, work and lifestyle changes can rejuvenate mental health in a piece written for Counsel ...
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Michael Goodwin QC featured in Compliance Week

Michael Goodwin QC featured in Compliance Week

The Financial Conduct Authority has used its powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act to force fintech firm QPay Europe to forfeit £2 million (U.S. $2.5 million) alleged to be linked to a U.S.-based wire fraud conspiracy. The FCA did not allege QPay, which carries out underwriting and due diligence ...
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RLC's Fire Team speak on 'Building Safety' at FIREX International, 17 May

RLC’s Fire Team speak on ‘Building Safety’ at FIREX International, 17 May

RLC's Fire Law Team speak on 'Building Safety' at FIREX International, 17 May. RLC's Fire Law Team have been invited to speak on 'Building Safety' as part of the FIREX International Conference on 17 May at the Excel Centre in London. The annual conference is hosted and produced by the ...
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Jonathan Fisher QC writes Opinion Piece for The Times

Jonathan Fisher QC writes Opinion Piece for The Times

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an Opinion piece for The Times where he has argued for the need of an "enhanced criminal prosecutor" capable of effectively pursuing economic crime cases. He comments: "Interest in tackling economic crime has moved up the agenda in recent times, and a second Economic Crime ...
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Independent Anti-Slave Commissioner addresses modern slavery in construction sector

Independent Anti-Slave Commissioner addresses modern slavery in construction sector

Dame Sara Thornton, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, has released a report highlighting a case where up to 30 companies innocently paid an organised Romanian criminal gang for Romanian "workers" on construction sites. The workers were actually victims of modern slavery. The commissioner's report "Operation Cardinas and Beyond: Addressing exploitation risk ...
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Faye Rolfe interviewed by East Anglian Daily Times

Faye Rolfe interviewed by East Anglian Daily Times

Faye Rolfe has been interviewed by East Anglian Daily Times in response to latest news that Magistrate Courts have seen their sentencing powers increased to up to a year. The plans were first announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in January as part of efforts to address court backlogs ...
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Klentiana Mahmutaj invited as Guest Speaker by The SOAS Centre for Human Rights Law

Klentiana Mahmutaj invited as Guest Speaker by The SOAS Centre for Human Rights Law

Klentiana Mahmutaj has been invited by The SOAS Centre for Human Rights Law to give a lecture on Sustainable Development and Human Rights in International Investment Law. The event takes place in person on Wed 18 May from 1-3pm at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS in Russell Square, London. Klentiana ...
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RLC shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards “Chambers of the Year”

RLC shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards “Chambers of the Year”

Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for "Chambers of the Year" at The Lawyer Awards 2022. The Lawyer Awards' judging panel features 75 industry experts from The Bar, Private Practice and in-house sectors with winners announced on the evening of Tuesday 21st June 2022 at the ...
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Former Tennis player Boris Becker sentenced

Former Tennis player Boris Becker sentenced

Former Tennis player and champion Boris Becker has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months at Southwark Crown Court on Friday 29 April. The charges Boris Becker was convicted on included: • Removing property totalling close to €427,000 from his bankruptcy estate (count 4)
• Failed to disclose ownership ...
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Sailesh Mehta interviewed by BBC News

Sailesh Mehta interviewed by BBC News

Sailesh Mehta was interviewed by BBC News on 27 April discussing the recent High Court ruling that government had acted unlawfully by discharging untested hospital patients into care homes during the early stages of the pandemic. He commented: "It was well known that in the first few days of infection, ...
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RLC members participate in Bar Council/CBA joint Webinar: Opportunities in International Criminal Law

RLC members participate in Bar Council/CBA joint Webinar: Opportunities in International Criminal Law

David Young and Nina Tavakoli from RLC's International Team will be taking part in a Webinar on Opportunities in International Criminal Law on Wed 4 May from 5.30-6.30pm. The 1-hour webinar will seek to explore a whole new spectrum of possibilities for the Criminal Bar and will consider some of ...
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