Yearly Archives: 2020

Chambers congratulates our successful applicants to the SFO Panel


Chambers is pleased to announce that the Serious Fraud Office has appointed to its Panel of Counsel for 2021-2024: Alastair Smith (re-admitted to B Panel), Thomas Daniel (re-admitted to B…

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Modern Slavery, the section 45 defence and The National Referral Mechanism: Clarity at Last by Rhys Rosser


The Court of Appeal and High Court have considered Modern Slavery cases and the Section 45 defence on a regular basis since its introduction in 2015. However, they had not,…

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Alex Davidson wins extradition essay competition


Chambers is pleased to announce that our current pupil Alex Davidson has been selected as the winner of the John RWD Jones QC Extradition Essay Competition 2020. This prestigious competition…

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Allan Compton and Simon Baker appointed Queen’s Counsel


Chambers is immensely proud of the elevation of Simon and Allan to the ranks of Queen’s counsel announced today in this year’s list. We offer them our warmest congratulations and…

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Brian Altman QC – Times’ Lawyer of the Week


Brian Altman QC is featured in The Times today as the Lawyer of the Week for his work as lead counsel to the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse. The_Times(2020-12-17)_page59…

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Anand Beharrylal QC leads in successful defence to Murder and Manslaughter


Anand Beharrylal QC leading Malik Alderi (instructed by Lisa Nicol of JDSpicerZeb Solicitors) successfully represented a young defendant in securing acquittals on charges of both murder and the alternative of…

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Acquittal in food safety prosecution


Jim Sturman QC and his junior (instructed by Angharad Reynolds of Clyde and Co) made an application to dismiss in a food safety case on the basis that the expert…

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Christine Agnew QC, Leader of the South Eastern Circuit


We are delighted to confirm that Christine has been appointed Leader of the South Eastern Circuit for 2021.

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Anand Beharrylal QC to speak as a panellist for King’s College London Bar and Mooting Society


Anand Beharrylal QC is to speak as a panellist for the King’s College London Bar and Mooting Society on their Life at the Criminal Bar Panel on 10th November 2020…

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Rhys Rosser successfully opposes imposition of Slavery and Trafficking Risk Order


Rhys Rosser, instructed by Harsha Rupasinghe and Robin Younghusband of Lloyds PR Solicitors, has successfully opposed an application by the Metropolitan Police Commissioner to impose a Slavery and Trafficking Risk…

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