WILL THE REAL MR. FAGIN STAND UP PLEASE?
Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm£5.00
Join us to hear Jonathan Fisher, QC speak about the real life trial of Ike Solomon on whom Charles Dickens is said to have based the character of Fagin in Oliver Twist.
Jonathan Fisher QC is a barrister specialising in financial crime crime cases. He is described in the legal directories as “high-flying”, “a standout barrister”, “commands huge respect”, and “in a game of chess, he would be five steps ahead”. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem between 2013-14, and 2015-18. Jonathan has delivered papers on Jewish Law to conferences in Israel and Holland, and he has previously addressed the Jewish Historical Society on aspects of Anglo-Jewish History. Jonathan and his wife Paula are members of Chigwell Synagogue. Jonathan was brought up in South East London where his parents were members of Catford and Bromley Synagogue.
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