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Three Raymond Buildings
3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN
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Sarah Le Fevre
Specialist practitioner in licensing, regulatory, inquest, inquiry, and public law with extensive expertise in criminal law. Licensing: instructed to advise and represent licensees, applicants, police and licensing authorities on all matters connected with licensable activity, including sexual entertainment, gambling, alcohol, entertainment of all other kinds, street trading and taxis with extensive appellate and High Court practice. Regulatory: List ‘A’ Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law (HSE/EA/ORR); instructed by enforcing authorities, companies and individuals to advise and represent in civil, criminal, administrative and coronial proceedings, with particular expertise in railway, fire, and safety at sports (football) grounds, environmental and water law. Inquests and public inquiries: instructed by bereaved families, employers, premises operators, enforcing authorities, and police to advise and represent at inquests/public inquiries and in related High Court and civil proceedings. Criminal law: prosecution and defence as led junior and alone.
Qualified 2001, Lincoln’s Inn; appointed ‘A’ List on the Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law Panel 2012.
Cambridge (MA Hons Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic); Diploma in Law (merit); LLM International Law (distinction); Ede & Ravenscourt Student of the Year 2001 (Lincoln’s Inn); Megarry Scholar 2001; Buchanan Prize 2001.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4
At Three Raymond Buildings, Stephen Walsh QC is leading Sarah Le Fevre in representing the London Fire Brigade in the ongoing Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry. Also of note, Saba Naqshbandi is well known for her niche specialism in fire safety cases.
Three Raymond Buildings is endorsed as one of the first choice sets for licensing expertise. Its members handle all aspects of licensing issues in the entertainment and gambling fields including betting and casinos, frequently acting for well-known venues and including regulatory and criminal matters. The ‘very impressive‘ Stephen Walsh QC has an exceptional breadth of expertise that ranges from gambling or street trading to private security and firearms matters. Many of his cases involve major entertainment venues and he advised Old Spitalfields Market on a new application and appeal for a premises licence for the open market area. Michael Bromley-Martin QC achieves results ‘with aplomb’ and also has a strong track record on a range of licence application or revocation cases. Acting for Eastern Electrics Music Festival, he successfully secured a premises licence in the face of strong objections from the Metropolitan Police and the Licensing Authority. A ‘first-choice junior‘, Sarah Le Fevre is often opposite silks in challenging cases; she is acting for Sophisticats against Westminster City Council in respect of a contested renewal of a sexual entertainment venue licence.(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2