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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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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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Key Messages for Fraud Practitioners- Anita Clifford writes for Female Fraud Forum

Key Messages for Fraud Practitioners- Anita Clifford writes for Female Fraud Forum

Anita Clifford has been featured in the latest Spring Edition of the Female Fraud Forum's "In Focus" newsletter.
She has written an article looking at "CPS v Aquila Advisory- Key Messages for Fraud Practitioners" She comments: "The recent Supreme Court case of CPS v Aquila Advisory [2021] UKSC 49 holds ...
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Jonathan Fisher QC writes Opinion piece for Law.com

Jonathan Fisher QC writes Opinion piece for Law.com

Jonathan Fisher QC has written an expert opinion piece for Law.com looking at the right of sanctioned people to obtain legal representation in light of recent criticism that they should not be legally represented. He comments: "There is a myriad of reasons why a sanctioned person may seek legal advice ...
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Sailesh Mehta writes for the Independent newspaper

Sailesh Mehta writes for the Independent newspaper

Sailesh Mehta has written an opinion column for the Independent newspaper examining the recent decision by the Attorney General to refer the case of the Colston Four to the Court of Appeal. Discussing the usefulness of a "perverse verdict", Sailesh comments: "So called "perverse verdict" should be applauded rather than ...
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‘Walbank on Assange’

‘Walbank on Assange’

David Walbank QC has been announced as the Crime Columnist for the New Law Journal with his first column published in a special 200th anniversary issue. The Law Journal was founded in 1822, followed by The Law Times in 1843, with the titles amalgamating in 1965 to become The New ...
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Sailesh Mehta comments on the need for more diversity in the judiciary

Sailesh Mehta comments on the need for more diversity in the judiciary

Sailesh Mehta has written an opinion piece for Eastern Eye Newspaper where he looks at the need for more diversity in the judiciary. He comments: "The appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court is proof that there are highly qualified individuals available for the most senior judicial office ...
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"No Returns" - RLC features in The Times

“No Returns” – RLC features in The Times

Chambers has been profiled in a Times feature in response to the 'no returns' action taken across the Bar from Mon 11 April and their statement on the matter. Jonathan Ames, Legal Editor at the Times newspaper commented that RLC's support meant a "totemic boost" for colleagues at the Bar ...
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Michael Goodwin QC and Anita Clifford write for New Law Journal

Michael Goodwin QC and Anita Clifford write for New Law Journal

RLC's Michael Goodwin QC and Anita Clifford have co-authored an article with Daniel Martin, Partner at JMW considering the introduction of a failure to prevent economic crime offence. They consider:

  • the mounting support for the introduction of a failure to prevent economic crime offence.
  • how any introduction of the ...
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Michael Goodwin QC and Tom Davies alongside AnotherDay explore Crypto Fraud for TechRound magazine

Michael Goodwin QC and Tom Davies alongside AnotherDay explore Crypto Fraud for TechRound magazine

Michael Goodwin QC and Tom Davies from Red Lion Chambers alongside Simon Davison ( AnotherDay) explain what businesses need to know when it comes to crypto fraud. They advise that conducting pre-transactional due diligence for crypto investments, in the same way you would for conventional investments, can make all the ...
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"Will Putin ever stand trial?" RL Consultant Mark Guthrie writes for Lawyer Monthly

“Will Putin ever stand trial?” RL Consultant Mark Guthrie writes for Lawyer Monthly

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, President Biden has denounced Russin President Putin a War Criminal. RL Consultant Mark Guthrie examines the investigation into Russia's Alleged War Crimes and whether there is a case to answer. Writing for Lawyer Monthly, Mark says: "Whether he is guilty of war crimes would be ...
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RLC marks World Theatre Day with a review from "Advocacy, Trial and Error", Old Bailey, Court No 1

RLC marks World Theatre Day with a review from “Advocacy, Trial and Error”, Old Bailey, Court No 1

“Advocacy, Trial and Error” took place last week (14-17 March) at the Old Bailey in one of the world’s most famous court rooms, Court No 1. Devised by a former RLC Head of Chambers, HH Peter Rook QC. The 8th show featured vignettes and songs performed by members of the Bar ...
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