Monthly Archives: June 2014

R v Marks & Spencers Plc & Others


Richard Matthews QC led Shauna Ritchie prosecuting breaches of sections 2 and 3 HSWA relating to the exposure of staff and others to asbestos during refurbishment work at the Reading…

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The Foreign Exchange Fix


Key Points Banks do not manipulate the fix, they manage it. Traders could collude, but they have to co-operate to manage risk. The fix favours clients not the banks’ traders…

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Not guilty verdicts in phone hacking trial


William Clegg QC instructed by Ian Ryan of Howard Kennedy defended Mark Hanna, the Head of Security at News International, in a 138 day trial at the Old Bailey. He…

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Courts martial success


Three members of chambers instructed by AFCLA (Andrew McGee, Christopher Martin and Angelo Power), this week defended three infantry soldiers (1PWRR) accused of a group assault on a fellow soldier…

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1PWRR Soldiers


Three members of chambers (Andrew McGee, Christopher Martin and Angelo Power) instructed by AFCLA defended three infantry soldiers (1PWRR) accused of a group assault on a fellow soldier which caused him…

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2 Bedford Row’s Response to Transforming Legal Aid


This response is submitted on behalf of the members of 2 Bedford Row (2BR). In total there are 75 practising members of chambers comprising 16 QCs and 59 juniors. We…

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