Black Barrister Mistaken for Defendant 3 Times | Good Morning Britain


The head of the court's service in England and Wales has apologised to a black barrister after she was stopped and mistaken for a defendant three times in one day at court. Kevin Sadler, the acting chief executive of HM Courts and Tribunals Service, has condemned the “totally unacceptable behaviour” and promised to investigate the complaint made by Alexandra Wilson, who specialises in criminal and family cases. Wilson, whose chambers are near the Old Bailey in the City of London, tweeted this week that she had gone to a court and was repeatedly misidentified as a defendant rather than as a lawyer.

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Broadcast on 29/09/2020

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