Rachel Barnes, Patrick Hill and Genevieve Woods have co-authored an article on sanctions in the January 2019 issue of WorldECR. The article considers the approach to sanctions enforcement by the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) and explains why civil penalties are likely to increase in 2019. Click here to read the article from […]
BBC Asian Network’s head of news has been found not guilty over the naming of a sexual abuse victim in a live radio broadcast. Arif Ansari checked and approved a reporter’s script which named the woman, believing it was a pseudonym. After a two-day case Mr Ansari was found not guilty by a district judge […]
Our warmest congratulations go to Richard Wormald on his appointment as Queen’s Counsel, which will take effect from 11th March 2019.
Chambers are delighted to announce that Patrick Gibbs QC & Ben Summers have both won Legal 500 Awards for Public Law Silk of the year & Crime Junior of the Year respectively.
Nathan Gray has been acquitted by a jury at Southwark Crown Court of offences of forgery and knowingly submitting a false declaration of election expenses. Mr Gray acted as election agent for Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay during the 2015 general election. Trevor Burke QC and Rachel Kapila represented Mr Gray. Click here to read the […]
Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, a Japan Airlines pilot, has been sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment after being arrested at Heathrow Airport and found to be almost ten times the legal alcohol limit for aviation. Bill Emlyn Jones represented Mr Jitsukawa. Click here to read the article from the BBC
Westminster Magistrates’ Court discharged three men alleged to be leaders of the Gulenist movement. The court found that the request was politically motivated. Hugo Keith QC and Ben Watson appeared for all three requested persons. Click here to read the article from The Guardian
Three Raymond Buildings hosted a crime seminar which took place on 21st November at The Clubhouse Holborn addressing critical developments in financial and corporate crime including: Challenging Search Warrants and the Law Commission Consultation by Matthew Butt and Reka Hollos Internal Investigations and Legal Professional Privilege by Nicholas Yeo and Rebecca Hadgett Unexplained Wealth Orders […]
Alisdair Williamson QC is a co-author of the shortly to be published CBA report into the working of section 41, which governs the sensitive and controversial area of cross-examination of complainants in sexual offence trials on their previous sexual history, particularly in light of the decision in R. v. Chedwyn Evans. The report is unprecedented […]
Mrs Hajiyeva was granted bail pending the hearing of the request for her extradition by the Government of Azerbaijan. Hugo Keith QC appeared for Mrs Hajiyeva. Click here to read the article from the BBC