Month: June 2015

Matrix wins Chambers of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2015

Last night Matrix was awarded ‘Chambers of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2015 in London. The Lawyer Awards, now in their 21st year, are established as the leading awards initiative within the legal industry. Judges said Matrix “stands out, over and above its competitors”, praising it’s phenomenal list of cases and stellar cast of […]

IPT finds that GCHQ intercepted communications of Human Rights NGOs and acted unlawfully

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled that intelligence services acted unlawfully in the way that they handled intercepted private communications of two human rights organisations (the South African Legal Resources Centre and the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights). The proceedings brought by Liberty, Privacy International, Amnesty International, ACLU and a number of other national […]

Renowned Public International Lawyers Professor Sean D. Murphy and Professor Christian J. Tams join Matrix

Matrix is pleased to announce that Professor Sean D. Murphy, Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at George Washington University, Washington, DC, and Professor Christian J. Tams, International Law Chair at the University of Glasgow will join us as associate members with immediate effect. Professor Murphy teaches, writes and practices in the fields of […]