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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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Fire 2021 Conference

Fire 2021 Conference

Michael Goodwin QC, Sailesh Mehta, Valerie Charbit and David Claxton attend FIRE 2021 at the QEII Conference Centre, London. On 9 November 2021 members of Red Lion Chambers’ Fire Law Team attended the Fire 2021 Conference organised in association with the National Fire Chiefs Council, The Institute of Fire Engineers ...
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Sailesh Mehta reflects on COP26 writing in Law Gazette

Sailesh Mehta reflects on COP26 writing in Law Gazette

Sailesh Mehta has written an opinion piece for Law Gazette entitled: "COP26: Hyperbole or Hype". In the piece he looks at whether the law can protect the planet analysing international and national law and marks the rise of environmental bodies in a number of countries bringing prosecutions against large corporations ...
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Klentiana Mahmutaj talks about her Journey to the Bar

Klentiana Mahmutaj talks about her Journey to the Bar

Klentiana Mahmutaj has written about her journey to the Bar for a feature in The Middle Templar magazine. The piece entitled: "My Journey from Albania to the United Nations via the English Bar" looks at her growing up in Albania during the era of communism and political instability. Inspired by ...
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Pupil Barrister, Alex Benn, writes for the Criminal Law Review

Pupil Barrister, Alex Benn, writes for the Criminal Law Review

Pupil Barrister, Alex Benn, has written for the latest edition of the Criminal Law Review. The piece is entitled, ‘Classism as Hate Crime: Proposing Class as a Protected Ground in Criminal Law’ [2021] 10 Crim LR 809-827. The academic article explores hate crime laws in England and Wales. In particular, ...
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‘Virginity testing’, hymen surgery and misogyny: what should the law do?

‘Virginity testing’, hymen surgery and misogyny: what should the law do?

RLC member Riel Karmy-Jones QC with Alex Benn (Oxford University Law lecturer and RLC pupil barrister) examine the question of true consent and whether the law, criminal or otherwise, should allow anyone to perform or undergo hymen surgery if it is not a medical necessity. They write: "Evidently, these questions ...
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Caroline Baker featured in Counsel Magazine's Bar Student Guide

Caroline Baker featured in Counsel Magazine’s Bar Student Guide

Caroline Baker has been featured in Counsel Magazine's new Bar student guide. She discusses her journey to the Bar working as a paralegal, her experience of the GDL, BPTC and pupillage. Recounting her time as a Police Station Representative she says: "Nothing you hear in the classroom prepares you fully ...
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Fire 2021 Conference

Fire 2021 Conference

Michael Goodwin QC, Sailesh Mehta, Valerie Charbit and David Claxton attend FIRE 2021 at the QEII Conference Centre, London. On 9 November 2021 members of Red Lion Chambers’ Fire Law Team attended the Fire 2021 Conference organised in association with the National Fire Chiefs Council, The Institute of Fire Engineers ...
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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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Michael Goodwin QC writes book review for Law Society Gazette

Michael Goodwin QC writes book review for Law Society Gazette

Michael Goodwin QC has reviewed "Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law" 13th Edition by David Ormerod and Karl Laird for the Law Society Gazette. He commented that the "must have" criminal guide was a "polished text" and "easy to navigate and engaging". The book which ...
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