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Tim Kiely explores Wellbeing in prisons

Tim Kiely explores Wellbeing in prisons

Marking Mental Health Awareness Week and publication of the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance's latest guide for prison staff, Tim Kiely looks at access to creative activity and how essential it is to the wellbeing of people in prison. He says: "As a means to imagine the world other than ...
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David Walbank QC adds 16 video case reviews to CrimeCast.Law under: ‘Recent Cases on Criminal Appeals’ and ‘The Key Cases of 2021’

David Walbank QC adds 16 video case reviews to CrimeCast.Law under: ‘Recent Cases on Criminal Appeals’ and ‘The Key Cases of 2021’

David Walbank QC has, since the beginning of April, added a further 16 video case reviews to CrimeCast.Law in two different series: ‘Recent Cases on Criminal Appeals’ and ‘The Key Cases of 2021’
The most recent video case reviews on CrimeCast.Law include (in order of release date) the following:

Professor Laura Hoyano comments in The Times newspaper

Professor Laura Hoyano comments in The Times newspaper

RLC member, Professor Laura Hoyano (Oxford University) appeared in The Times for a piece exploring whether the right to trial by jury should soon be a thing of the past. With the Chair of the Criminal Cases Review Commission calling for juries to be required to give reasons for their ...
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Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer successfully prosecute teenager murder in Essex

Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer successfully prosecute teenager murder in Essex

Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer have successfully prosecuted the murder of 19 year old Liam Taylor who was killed outside the Rose and Crown pub in Writtle, Essex on January 31, 2020. Ryan Filby, 21, of Evelyn Place in Chelmsford and Daniel Daden, 19, of Bramble Court in Witham, ...
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A Day in the Life of a Barrister during Ramadan

A Day in the Life of a Barrister during Ramadan

"The court day passes as any other. Some colleagues are aware I am fasting and offer sympathy – “You poor thing”, amazement – “Not even water?!” or anecdotes “I did that on a yoga retreat once and hallucinated”. Most of my colleagues and friends are scrupulously kind and try not ...
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Gillian Jones QC takes part in FinReg Webinar on the 10th Anniversary of the Bribery Act

Gillian Jones QC takes part in FinReg Webinar on the 10th Anniversary of the Bribery Act

Co-Head of Red Lion Chambers, Gillian Jones QC joins a discussion with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies on 10th June. The two-part seminar will mark the tenth anniversary of the Bribery Act coming into force in July 2021. It has been convened jointly by the Centre for Financial Law, ...
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Valerie Charbit speaks to People in Law section for Personnel Today

Valerie Charbit speaks to People in Law section for Personnel Today

Valerie Charbit, Wellbeing Director at the Criminal Bar Association and Head of Wellbeing at Red Lion Chambers was interviewed by Personnel Today for a piece in 'People in Law' looking at anxiety associated with the return to office. With more than half the UK population now having received a first ...
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Sailesh Mehta interviewed by The Lawyer Monthly

Sailesh Mehta interviewed by The Lawyer Monthly

Sailesh Mehta was interviewed by the Lawyer Monthly offering opinion on whether the Law can bring political lies to court. He said: “It is not beyond the wit of lawyers to produce a workable set of laws to protect democracy from the flood of lies politicians utter. If a teacher ...
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Valerie Charbit joins Aspiring Barristers event

Valerie Charbit joins Aspiring Barristers event

Valerie Charbit, Wellbeing Director at the CBA and Head of Wellbeing at Red Lion Chambers joins the panel discussion on Wellbeing at the Bar hosted by Aspiring Barristers. The event takes place on Thursday 5th May from 6.30pm-8pm. Guest speakers will discuss the importance placed on wellbeing at the Bar, ...
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Kate Bex QC interviewed by Sky News

Kate Bex QC interviewed by Sky News

Kate Bex QC was interviewed by Sky News about the police investigation into alleged sex offences by the actor Noel Clarke, discussing the type of evidence that may be available to support criminal charges. See video here below:

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Ed Renvoize prosecutes former teacher for sexual abuse

Ed Renvoize prosecutes former teacher for sexual abuse

Ed Renvoize prosecuted former teacher, John Foxley for sexual abuse committed against boys who were pupils at a private school in Norfolk. Foxley was a geography teacher and housemaster who groomed the young boys providing them with alcohol and cigarettes. He was found to have committed 12 offences of indecent ...
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RLC “Endless Sentences” Webinar to include performances from acclaimed actors

RLC “Endless Sentences” Webinar to include performances from acclaimed actors

Chambers are pleased to announce actors Sudha Bhuchar, Zainab Hassan and Ashna Rabheru will be performing in RLC’s “Endless Sentences” webinar in association with Clean Break Theatre on Thursday 29th April which starts at 6pm. A special preview of two scenes from Clean Break’s forthcoming play The Favour (co-produced with ...
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