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Sailesh Mehta appears on Get Legally Speaking podcast

Sailesh Mehta appears on Get Legally Speaking podcast

Sailesh Mehta has appeared on the Get Legally Speaking podcast interviewed by Hattie Suvari. He discusses some of the issues of the day relating to the environment and law, including the Paris Climate Accord, the Clean Air Act and the "right" to clean air, plastics recycling and the UK's increasing ...
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Seven men sentenced to over 100 years total in Reading murder trial

Seven men sentenced to over 100 years total in Reading murder trial

Seven men have been sentenced to over 100 years in total for their part in the murder of Luke O'Connell following an eight-week trial at Reading Crown Court. The seven men had pleaded not guilty to various offences including murder, manslaughter, wounding and perverting the course of justice. Kate Bex ...
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Georgia Lassoff : Condolences

Georgia Lassoff : Condolences

A Book of Condolence is open at Chambers and will be presented in due course to Georgia’s family. Please note that Chambers is located in temporary premises at 4th Floor, 15 New Bridge Street during the refurbishment of 18RLC. Those who are unable to attend may email their condolences to ...
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Georgia Lassoff (1987 - 2021)

Georgia Lassoff (1987 – 2021)

It is with great sadness that Chambers learned on Friday 10 September that Georgia Lassoff had unexpectedly passed away. The news is a huge shock to all our members and staff. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Georgia’s family and friends ...
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Chambers' Temporary Relocation

Chambers’ Temporary Relocation

Chambers are delighted to announce that we are renewing our lease at 18 Red Lion Court which is due to expire early next year. This has been our home for the past 25 years. We explored in detail whether to downsize or to move to smaller premises but as a ...
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Sailesh Mehta writes opinion piece in Law Society Gazette

Sailesh Mehta writes opinion piece in Law Society Gazette

Writing for the Law Society Gazette, Sailesh Mehta has written an opinion piece looking at the recent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. He comments: "The mass migration of people as a result of oppression, conflict, violence or serious public disorder is as ancient as human history. There are currently well over ...
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Simon Spence QC writes for Solicitors Journal

Simon Spence QC writes for Solicitors Journal

Although a dog is often cited as a man’s best friend – it would seem they are not always that friendly with the Administrative Court. Simon Spence QC analyses the recent decision (Royal Mail Group Ltd v Richard Watson [2021] EWHC 2098 (Admin)). The case highlighted that potential criminal liability ...
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Allison Clare QC participates in Young Fraud Lawyers Association panel discussion

Allison Clare QC participates in Young Fraud Lawyers Association panel discussion

Hosted by the Young Fraud Lawyers Association [YFLA], Allison Clare QC will take part in a panel discussion on Thursday 9 September from 6.30pm-7.30pm. The discussion will look at the Law Commission's consultation into corporate criminal liability and how the issue of reform can be approached and what this might ...
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The next Frontier in Fraud...with Jonathan Fisher QC

The next Frontier in Fraud…with Jonathan Fisher QC

RLC member Jonathan Fisher QC joins the Chartered Banker Institute on 14th September for a virtual round table focus on Fraud. A significant rise in Impersonation fraud, Artificial Intelligence and Investment scams have led many to ask what measures are being taken to protect vulnerable customers? In this round-table session ...
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Sailesh Mehta interviewed on the right to Freedom of Expression

Sailesh Mehta interviewed on the right to Freedom of Expression

Sailesh Mehta was interviewed by Human Rights online magazine EachOther. He comments on the infringes on the right to free expression protected in the UK by Article 10 of the Human Rights Act. Read full article here: [Each Other] ...
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Nick Hall explores the admissibility of NRM decisions in criminal trial

Nick Hall explores the admissibility of NRM decisions in criminal trial

Following the recent case of R v Brecani, Nicholas Hall outlines the law and explores what defence practitioners can do with regards to instructing experts to put the relevant and important evidence before the jury. Please see video below: ...
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Joanna Hardy-Susskind successful in Court of Appeal

Joanna Hardy-Susskind successful in Court of Appeal

Joanna Hardy-Susskind has successfully argued that a sentence imposed for historic sexual offending dating from the 1970’s was manifestly excessive. The appellant was sentenced for historic sexual offences and for a modern offence of possessing a weapon. He was sentenced to a determinate sentence of 1 year imprisonment for the ...
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