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30th Sep 2021News

Beaconsfield Coroner halts inquest for police to re-open criminal investigation

Peter Lownds represented the family of James Casey, a 37 year old man, who died during an incident in which he was restrained by customers at a pub in Buckinghamshire in September 2019. At the end of the second day of an inquest held at Beaconsfield Coroners Court, the Coroner adjourned the inquest and invited […]

21st Sep 2021News

Alison Levitt QC Appointed Circuit Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce that Alison Levitt QC has been appointed a Circuit Judge.  She will take up sitting on the South Eastern Circuit, based at Snaresbrook Crown Court with effect from the 4th October 2021 and will be known as Her Honour Judge Levitt QC. Alison was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) […]

9th Sep 2021News

Alison Levitt QC’s Independent Review report published

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (“RICS”) today published in full the report prepared by Alison Levitt QC and Chris Foulkes following her Independent Review in respect of issues raised in 2018 and 2019 following the commissioning by the RICS audit committee of an internal Treasury Management audit. In an online press briefing also attended […]

3rd Sep 2021News

IICSA report concludes that child sexual abuse has been found in most major UK religions

Nikita McNeill was Junior Counsel to the Inquiry in the investigation into Child Protection in Religious Organisations and Settings which examined evidence from 38 religious groups, including sects from Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The Inquiry heard evidence of shocking failings across a number of religious organisations. The report concluded that the figures provided to the […]