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Tim Owen QC to defend former Merrill Lynch banker Rurik Jutting accused of Hong Kong murders in upcoming trial
Rurik Jutting is charged with the murders of two Indonesian women in his apartment in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong in October 2014. Two years on from the alleged crimes, Jutting will be tried by jury in Hong Kong in a trial set to begin on Monday 24th October 2016. It is estimated that […]
Matrix are delighted to have received six individual nominations and four set nominations in the following areas for the Legal 500 Awards 2017: EU & Competition Set of the Year Rhodri Thompson QC Employment Set of the year James Laddie QC Thomas Linden QC IP, IT & Media Set of the year Gavin Millar QC […]
Thousands of dead men are to receive posthumous pardons for convictions of offences which are no longer criminal e.g. consensual homosexual activity before it was decriminalised. The move follows the posthumous pardon which was granted to the WWII codebreaker Alan Turing. Parliament will also debate a private members’ Bill regarding the treatment of living persons: […]
Luis González García was interviewed on Bloomberg news on 17 October 2016, discussing the challenges facing a post-Brexit UK when negotiating trade deals with members of the World Trade Organisation. Luis, an international trade law expert and former trade negotiator, comments on the statement by the Chief Economist at the WTO that it would take […]
In conjunction with A4ID, Matrix Chambers has developed a free online training course on defamation law. Designed for people with no legal background, the course is aimed at anyone who publishes material that may be critical of the activities of individuals or companies, for example, to highlight corruption, environmental harm or human rights violations. It […]