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A claim for judicial review brought by a service user against Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust and three Manchester Clinical Commission Groups has resulted in the proposed cuts to seven specialist mental health services in the area being dropped. This case concluded on Tuesday 26 July. The claimant was represented by Anne-Marie Jolly and […]
Sir Paul Jenkins QC (Hon) discussed the role of public inquiries at a seminar held at the Institute for Government in response to the Chilcot report on the UK’s role in the Iraq War. To read about the discussion in full and view the seminar, please see here.
This is the eighth article in our “Road to Rio” series. Over the past few months we have been discussing some of the key legal issues in sport, whilst looking ahead to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics this summer. This week, Phillippa Kaufmann QC and Sarah Hannett discuss regulation and judicial review in sport. You […]
Matrix barristers involved in landmark cases to decide legal process for initiating UK departure from EU
In the light of the EU Referendum, Jessica Simor QC, Rhodri Thompson QC and Helen Mountfield QC are appearing in three related claims concerning the UK constitutional requirements for withdrawal from the EU. Following on from a directions hearing today before Leveson LJ and Cranston J, the case will be heard by the Lord Chief […]
The Judicial Executive Board has decided that with effect from the publication of its next edition in October 2016, the standard criminal text provided to the judiciary in the Crown Courts, the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, and the Magistrates’ Courts will now be Blackstone’s Criminal Practice. Tim Owen QC is a member […]