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LATEST NEWS

“Drugs, Slavery, Trafficking, Exploitation and Links to County Lines. What Can and Is Being Done By The Law?” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

In this article, written by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood, we look at the areas of drugs, and in particular ‘county lines’ and analyse the drugs problem, the legislation available to tackle the criminality, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the key aspects of the...

Chambers are Delighted to Welcome Patrick Upward QC

Chambers are delighted to announce that our Silk’s Group has been joined by Patrick Upward QC, formally of 9 Bedford Row. Mr Upward QC is a highly experienced practitioner who after years prosecuting high-profile cases involving terrorism and serious fraud, now...

Michael Polak on Al Jazeera’s Head to Head to Demand Release of Disappeared Barrister

Michael Polak asked a question of the Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Advisor Mr Gowher Rizvi on Al Jazeera’s Head to Head programme when he was being interview by Mehdi Hassan on whether Bangladesh is a one-party state. Michael’s question was about the barrister Ahmad...

Lewis Power QC and Colin Witcher Kick Off Chambers’ Financial Crime Lecture Series

On the 28th February 2019, Lewis Power QC and Colin Witcher of Chambers' Business Crime and Regulatory Group, presented the first of Chambers' Financial Crime lectures, which was well received by the audience. The lecture was hosted by Tuckers’ Solicitors at their...

Kerim Fuad QC International Law Visit and Training in Nicosia, Cyprus March 2019

Kerim Fuad QC, Head of Church Court Chambers, has again been invited to Nicosia, Cyprus by the British High Commission to train Cypriot lawyers. Kerim is presenting seminars on cross examination tips and techniques. He is meeting and exchanging ideas with both Chief...

“The Crime (Overseas Production Order) Bill (‘The Bill’)” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

The British government and its agencies powers of investigation will increase significantly with a new piece of legislation. Powers that will mean access to data stored overseas in the name of criminal prosecutions. More worryingly, access to material without being...

“Shamima Begum: UK Citizen, Terrorist, Isis Wife, ‘Groomed Schoolgirl’ Or None Of The Above?” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

Since the downfall of ISIS and the liberation of many Syrian people, women and children (and whole families) have been fleeing to refugee camps to escape from the fighting and killings. Shamima Begum a 19-year old British girl and her newly born child are such...

Benjamin Aina QC and Maria Karaiskos Appear In The Court Of Appeal In A Case Involving the Appropriate Discount When Sentencing A Youth Who Turned 18 At The Time Of Trial

The appellant was convicted of manslaughter and acquitted of murder, he appealed against the sentence of 9 years detention in a YOI. Some time after an argument about whose turn it was to play pool the appellant picked up a chair and either threw or pushed it at the...

Mizan Abdulrouf Appointed as Secretary General of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities

Chambers are delighted to announce Mizan Abdulrouf was appointed as Secretary General of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities at the their 10th annual conference held at the United Nations in Vienna. The International Association of...

Boris Johnson MP : Private Prosecution Press Statement

In the light of media enquiries, please find below a copy of the Press Statement issued by Marcus J Ball, in respect to the proposed private prosecution of Mr Johnson MP for the offence of misconduct in Public Office. There will be no comment from Chambers or...

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