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Red Lion Chambers

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

David Claxton

Tel:
Work 0207 520 6000
Email:
Red Lion Chambers (Red Lion Chambers)

Position

1. Fraud and Financial Crime • Represented first defendant (as led-junior) in major telecoms fraud (2014) • Representing accountant (as junior alone) accused of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering (2015) • Instructed by Attorney-General of Jersey lead investigation into multi-jurisdictional financial serviced fraud (on-going) 2. Bribery and Corruption • Representing multi-national company under investigation by government agency in relation overseas corruption and Bribery Act offences (on-going) 3. Asset Forfeiture • Regularly appears in confiscation and other POCA proceedings for prosecuting agencies and defendants, particularly defendnant-companies accused of regulatory offences • R v White, Court of Appeal, (2014) on the assessment of benefit in mortgage fraud 4. Health and Safety • Advises and represents London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority in fire safety prosecutions • R v B Ltd – prosecuted aviation company for ss. 2 and 3 HSWA offences (2014) • R v TS Ltd – prosecuted engineering company for offences under HSWA and Work at Height Regulations (2013) 5. Professional Discipline and Regulation • Regularly appears in disciplinary proceedings, particularly relating to health care professionals: • GDC v X - competence in the performance of dental surgery and dishonesty (2015) • NMC v DP – represented nurse accused of over 20 clinical errors in an acute setting • NMC v AS – represented nurse accused of failures in care which led to the death of a patient (2014) 6. Licensing • Regularly appears for the applicant /license-holder at licensing sub-committees and on appeal in respect of premises licenses, entertainment licenses and licence reviews.

Career

Pupillage 2008 Tenancy 2009 CPS Panel of Advocates (since 2011) Attorney-General’s Regulatory List of Advocates (since 2012) FA Anti-Discrimination Panel, Chair (since 2014)

Member

Young Fraud Lawyers Association Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers Health and Safety Lawyers Association Criminal Bar Association Rook and Ward on Sexual Offences, Sweet and Maxwell, Chapter 20 on Expert Evidence Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure, Chapter Editor, Cross-Border Jurisdiction

Education

University of Durham LLB (Hons) King’s College London LLM


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

David Claxton - Red Lion ChambersHis extensive knowledge of regulatory case law combines with a sharp focus on the relevant issues.

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