Max Chambers

Head of Crime & Justice, 2012-14


Max Chambers

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Towards a more self-financing courts system

Towards a more self-financing courts system

When Boris Berezovsky sued Roman Abramovich for £3 billion in the British High Court, it must have puzzled many onlookers. Why were two Russians – both billionaire oligarchs with fortunes made in the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet Empire – arguing in London...
Give PCCs power to hire and fire prison governors

Give PCCs power to hire and fire prison governors

Elmo from Sesame Street was once called to give evidence before a US Congressional Committee. The subject was musical education policy, but for some reason the furry red muppet seemed more interested in eating the microphone, dancing in his chair and telling Members...
Should thieves and fraudsters be spared prison terms?

Should thieves and fraudsters be spared prison terms?

Prison is already largely reserved for the most serious and persistent offenders, with magistrates and judges using prison as a last resort. So the idea that the government should ban them from sending offenders to jail for theft and fraud is completely wrong....