Yearly Archives: 2020

Regulating the Regulator: The FCA and the Collapse of London Capital & Finance By Rhys Rosser


The world of ‘mini-bonds’ is one which has not found itself in the limelight before. That changed in January of last year when London Capital & Finance entered into administration…

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Current operating restrictions


We are still open as a set of chambers and our barristers are available to accept instructions (but can only attend Court where safe to do so and in accordance…

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CHAMBERS ANNOUNCEMENT


As a result of the Covid-19 situation – and in order to reduce the risk of infection, our Chambers will now be working remotely. All clerks and support staff will…

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GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS (17 March 2020)


The health and safety of our clients, customers and staff is our top priority. We are closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID – 19 and as we hear more about…

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Chris Saad appointment


Chris Saad has been appointed as a Chair of the Safeguarding and Protection Committee by the Lawn Tennis Association – the National Governing Body for tennis in Great Britain, Channel…

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The Outstanding Achievement Award: Legal 500


We are delighted that our former Head of Chambers, William Clegg QC, has received the Outstanding Achievement Award. Legal 500 describes him as a ‘jury-charmer extraordinaire’ and an ‘absolute maestro…

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Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System


Thank you to everyone that attended our seminar on Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System on Wednesday evening – and to our excellent panel of speakers (Louise Sweet QC,…

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Is the Presumption of Innocence Alive and Well?


Tracy Ayling QC and Baroness Hallett of Rye debate the Presumption of Innocence in the Inner Temple as part of The Social Context of the Law Lecture series. You can…

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Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer secure acquittals for murder and aggravated burglary


Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer, instructed by Derik Lamont of JSP Solicitors acted for D who had been charged with murder and aggravated burglary. In August 2019, D was acquitted…

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Louise Sweet QC “Safeguarding, chaperones, and sexual allegations”


In February 2020, the general practitioner Manesh Shah, received three life sentences for sexually assaulting his patients. The assaults involved carrying out “invasive examinations for his own gratification.” [1] Shah…

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