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Rebecca Nieto attended a specialist sexual offences training course

November 2012

On 24th November 12 Rebecca Nieto attended a specialist CPS rape list accredited sexual offences training course hosted by the South Eastern Circuit. There were a variety of renowned speakers who concentrated on honing practitioners’ skills including how to to deal with hearsay and s.41 matters in respect of sexual offences. The course also explored the use of intermediaries and ‘extra special’ measures. Rebecca has a blossoming practice in the field of sexual offences and frequently undertakes training to keep up with the rapidly evolving landscape in the intricate area of law.

Her practice in respect of sexual offences has included defending in sensitive and difficult matters such as indecent images, child rape and grooming cases.

Alun Jones secures release of the former Iranian ambassador to Jordan

November 2012

After extradition proceedings of 6 years, Alun Jones secured the release of Nosratollah Tajik, a former Iranian ambassador to Jordan, accused in the USA of conspiring to export night vision goggles from the USA to Iran. The High Court discharged him on 27 November 2012 on the ground of unreasonable delay by the USA and Home Office. Mr Tajik is the only Muslim to defeat a US extradition request for terrorist or political offences since the Extradition Act 2003 came into force.

Thom Dyke article published in The Lawyer

November 2012

Thom Dyke has written an article for The Lawyer entitled ‘Why Cameron has got it wrong on judicial review reform’. Published on 23 November 2012, the full article can be read here.


Great James Street Announce Two New Members

November 2012

We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Lambert and Rebecca Nieto have joined chambers from 7 Bell Yard. Two highly skilled advocates who bring added strength & depth to our criminal team.

Alun Jones ranked in top band by Chambers and Partners

November 2012

Alun Jones is ranked by Chambers and Partners (2013) in the top band for his expertise in extradition law.