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03/09/15

Excellent review for ‘The Criminal Judicial Review : a Practitioner’s Guide’ from Counsel magazine, September 2015

Counsel magazine, in their September 2015 issue, provide a highly complimentary review of ‘The Criminal Judicial Review: a Practitioner’s Guide to Judicial Review in the Criminal Justice System and Related Areas’.

The Criminal Judicial Review is thought to be a “long overdue addition to the criminal practitioner’s library.” It is deemed be an “intelligent”, “comprehensive” and “user–friendly” guide to the law in the area.

The Criminal Judicial Review guides the reader through the intellectual, practical and financial aspects of an application for judicial review. Counsel magazine emphasise the book’s clarity of approach and clear structure. The chapters therein provide clear and concise guidance to relevant case law and detail the wide variety of cases that have come before the courts in the field. 

“Criminal Judicial Review is likely to become a standard text and it is highly recommended.”

Click here to read the Counsel magazine review in full

21/07/15

36Crime’s Adrienne Lucking QC is prosecution counsel for sentencing of Melody Casson for the manslaughter of her baby son in 1963

36Crime’s Adrienne Lucking QC secures a two year suspended sentence for Melody Casson who admitted the manslaughter of her baby in 1963. Read the full story here.

15/07/15

36 Extradition’s Saoirse Townshend successfully applies for judicial review

36 Extradition’s Saoirse Townshend  has applied successfully for judicial review where the requested person is not removed within the statutory period. 

See the full judgment here.

14/07/15

36 Civil’s Sinead King is interviewed for the Global Legal Post

36 Civil’s Sinead King has talked to the Global Legal Post about the skills required to operate as a barrister in today’s fast–moving business environment. 

Read the full article here.

13/07/15

Barrister Sinead King of 36 Bedford Row is featured in a series articles on the subject of Direct Access, July 2015

In the first, an interview for the Legal Current, Sinead talks to Chrissie Lightfoot about the skills required to operate as a barrister in today’s fast–moving business environment. In particular, she discusses the rise of Direct Access and the pros and cons thereof for barristers. The interview offers an interesting insight into the changing legal landscape and it’s impact upon practitioners.  See more here.

The second article features in the Global Legal Post and is entitled ‘The Rise of the SocialHuman Barrister’. Sinead is cited as a “sterling example of a SocialHuman professional”.  See more here.

07/07/15

36 Crime’s Felicity Gerry QC instrumental in securing a temporary stay of execution for Mary Jane Veloso

Mary Jane Veloso was due to be executed today in Indonesia for allegedly trafficking drugs into the country. However, the Indonesian government has granted her a temporary stay of execution granted after 36 Crime’s Felicity Gerry worked on the case and highlighted Mary Jane’s plight as a victim of human traffickers. This offered her protection under Indonesian law. The fight continues to save Mary Jane from a further decision to execute her. 


Read the full story here & here

06/07/15

36 Civil’s Ben Amunwa writes a piece on how events at the UN Human Rights Council’s Intergovernmental Working Group in Geneva this month could re–define the future of business

From 6 to 10 July, government officials and a range of other participants will gather at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, to discuss a binding international treaty to regulate the human rights impact of corporations and other corporate entities. 

Read Ben’s full article here.

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Excellent review for ‘The Criminal Judicial Review : a Practitioner’s Guide’ from Counsel magazine, September 2015
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36Crime’s Adrienne Lucking QC is prosecution counsel for sentencing of Melody Casson for the manslaughter of her baby son in 1963
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36 Extradition’s Saoirse Townshend successfully applies for judicial review
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36 Civil’s Sinead King is interviewed for the Global Legal Post
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Barrister Sinead King of 36 Bedford Row is featured in a series articles on the subject of Direct Access, July 2015
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36 Crime’s Felicity Gerry QC instrumental in securing a temporary stay of execution for Mary Jane Veloso
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36 Civil’s Ben Amunwa writes a piece on how events at the UN Human Rights Council’s Intergovernmental Working Group in Geneva this month could re–define the future of business
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