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Human rights set Doughty Street Chambers has appointed three new junior tenants, bringing the number of barristers at the set to 89.
Public and administrative law specialist Nicholas Bowen joins Doughty Street from 29 Bedford Row. Bowen’s practice covers human rights law as well as public and administrative law, and he has apeared in judicial review and statutory appeal cases.
Joe Stone has moved from Veja & Co solicitors where he was chief in-house counsel. His practice is exclusively focused on criminal defence work, including international money laundering cases.
The third new tenant, John Jones, was formerly a tenant at Charter Chambers in the Temple. Jones specialises in international criminal law and extradition. He is the acting principal defender of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and has previously held roles at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Tribunal for Rwanda.