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Jonathan Fisher QC awarded Doctorate from London School of Economics

Jonathan Fisher QC awarded Doctorate from London School of Economics

Jonathan Fisher QC has been awarded a PhD by the London School of Economics following his research into the engagement in money laundering cases between the obligation to report suspicious activity and corporate rights. Commenting on his award, Jonathan said: “The obligation to report suspicious activity in money laundering cases ...
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RLC members contribute to 6th Edition of Rook and Ward: Sexual Offences Law and Practice

RLC members contribute to 6th Edition of Rook and Ward: Sexual Offences Law and Practice

The leading work on sexual offences, Rook & Ward 6th Edition provides coverage of the most up-to-date legislation including key decisions relating to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and important developments in respect of evidence, practice and procedure. Led by HH Peter Rook QC and Robert Ward CBE QC, RLC ...
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J6 WEBINAR

J6 WEBINAR

WEBINAR: "Corporate Criminal Liability: updates, developments and future trends"
DATE: Thursday 25 November
TIME: 5.30-6.30pm
BOOK HERE: [Corporate Criminal Liability: updates, developments and future trends] Aimee Riese and Faye Rolfe present "Corporate Criminal Liability: updates, developments and future trends" In this webinar, Faye and Aimee will give an insight into ...
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Sailesh Mehta successfully prosecutes Thames Water who are fined £4million

Sailesh Mehta successfully prosecutes Thames Water who are fined £4million

Sailesh Mehta instructed by The Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted Thames Water who have been fined £4million after an estimated 500,000 litres of raw sewage poured into a stream in Oxford. Following a leak that flowed for 30 hours, The Environment Agency reported that 3,000 dish had died, with the ...
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Lifetime Ban for Athletics coach

Lifetime Ban for Athletics coach

Max Baines represented UK Athletics (UKA) in proceedings against John Lees, a senior athletics coach, for misconduct. An independent appeal committee found a number of charges, including sexual abuse of an athlete aged under 18, proven. Lees was given a permanent ban from coaching. UKA is the governing body for ...
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RLC awarded 'Crime Set of the Year' 2021

RLC awarded ‘Crime Set of the Year’ 2021

Red Lion Chambers have been awarded "Crime Set of The Year" at the Chambers UK Bar Awards which took place on Thursday 18 November at Old Billingsgate, London. The Awards reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour ...
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RLC Webinar: Fraud Round Up

RLC Webinar: Fraud Round Up

WEBINAR: Fraud Round Up: Selected Cases from 2021
DATE: Tuesday 16th November
TIME: 6-7pm
BOOK HERE: [Fraud Round Up: Selected Cases from 2021] Join RLC's latest webinar where we will provide a round-up of selected key fraud cases from 2021, addressing the latest developments in: -Criminal Evidence
-DPAs
-Disclosure
-Proceeds ...
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Pupil Barrister Joshua Ellis features in Autumn Edition of Circuiteer

Pupil Barrister Joshua Ellis features in Autumn Edition of Circuiteer

Pupil Barrister Joshua Ellis has been profiled in the Autumn edition of the Circuiteer which features news from the South Eastern Circuit. The Court Observation Scheme developed by HHJ Cooper at Cambridge CC provided the opportunity for pupils and junior tenants to watch proceedings online during the pandemic. This took ...
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Francesca Kirby writes Opinion piece considering recent reports of police misconduct

Francesca Kirby writes Opinion piece considering recent reports of police misconduct

Francesca Kirby has written an Opinion piece for Open Access Gov considering if there will be a shift in sentencing and UK police culture following reports of misconduct in the force. In a case that shocked the country, serving police officer Wayne Couzens kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard in ...
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Jenni Dempster QC secures acquittal in attempted murder case at retrial

Jenni Dempster QC secures acquittal in attempted murder case at retrial

Jenni Dempster QC and Daniel Higgins (9 Bedford Row) have secured the acquittal of their client following a retrial in a case in which it was alleged four men had planned to murder another in a revenge attack. The defendant was unanimously acquitted of both attempted murder and possession of ...
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Business Crime Specialist, David Walbank QC, has now added nearly 200 video case reviews to his CrimeCast.Law criminal law updating website.

Business Crime Specialist, David Walbank QC, has now added nearly 200 video case reviews to his CrimeCast.Law criminal law updating website.

There is a heavy emphasis on white collar fraud, bribery & corruption, money laundering and regulatory compliance and the case reviews include the following: • R v Barton & Booth [2021] QB 685 on the concept of dishonesty in criminal law and the doctrine of precedent • Meng v HSBC ...
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RLC members promote social mobility at the Bar

RLC members promote social mobility at the Bar

On Wednesday 10 November, Zoe Chapman (Bar Council Social Mobility Advocate 2019) and Nicholas Hall, in conjunction with The Criminal Bar Association, spoke to the University of West London regarding life at the Bar in a session designed to encourage and promote social mobility. Topics included life at the Bar, ...
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