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Red Lion Chambers

18 RED LION COURT, LONDON, EC4A 3EB, ENGLAND
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Work 0207 520 6000
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Fax 0207 520 6248
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478 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.redlionchambers.co.uk
Chelmsford, London

David Malone

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Red Lion Chambers (Red Lion Chambers)

Position

Leading criminal barrister with a strong expertise and heavyweight practice in serious and complex fraud, rape and child sexual abuse, serious and organised crime and homicide cases and appeals. Trained as a biochemist, he is well-suited to deal with expert and scientific evidence.

Broad practice encompasses the following areas of law:

  • Appeals (including judicial review)
  • Criminal injuries compensation
  • Criminal law (including environmental and health and safety cases)
  • Human rights
  • Inquests and public inquiries
  • Licensing
  • Miscarriages of justice
  • Police law and procedure
  • Prison law
  • Professional discipline
  • Tribunal work
  • Victims’ rights

Appointed directly by the Crown Court to cross-examine complainants and witnesses on behalf of unrepresented defendants in sensitive cases.

Notably, in the field of serious sexual violence, continues to act for ‘Sarah’ who was prosecuted for falsely retracting a truthful allegation of rape (R v A [2012] EWCA Crim 434) and other women who have been similarly prosecuted.

Career

Special mention by the Bar Council for pro bono work and a campaign which led to a change in the law (2014); Reviewer for the Bar Pro Bono Unit (2013-present);CPS Fraud Panel (2013-present); CPS Rape and Child Sexual Abuse Panel (2012-present); CPS General Panel at Grade 4 (highest grade) (2012-present);Head of Chambers, 1 Gray’s Inn Square (2010-2013; Road User Charging Adjudicator (2005-present); First approved by the CPS to prosecute rape and other serious sexual offences (2005);Pupil Supervisor (2005-present); Karmel Awards (2 consecutive awards) Gray’s Inn (1996 -1997)

Member

Criminal Bar Association; South Eastern Circuit; Grays Inn

Education

BSc(Hons) Biochemistry – Sheffield; Common Professional Exam – City University


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

David Malone - Red Lion ChambersApproachable but impressive, he commands the attention of any room.

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