Sir Paul Jenkins QC (Hon), the former Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Department, has joined Matrix Chambers as an associate member from his independent consultancy service. He will be working in our investigations and audits team, assisting governments and commercial organisations with reviews, investigations, audits and inquiries across a broad spectrum. He […]
The High Court today ruled that the application of the Benefit Cap to those who provide full time and unpaid care to those who are severely disabled is unlawful. Mr Justice Collins held that the Cap constituted discrimination against those with disabilities who were cared for by family members. As a consequence of the Cap […]
Philippe Sands QC article ‘Seventy years after Nuremberg, global justice is still a work in progress’ published in The Guardian
‘Seventy years after Nuremberg, global justice is still a work in progress’ is an article written by Philippe Sands QC for The Guardian. To read the full piece, please click here.
Julian Knowles QC will appear on Law in Action on Radio 4 on Tuesday 3 November 2015. He will be talking about the abolition of the death penalty in the UK, the 50th anniversary of which falls on Monday 9 November. Julian’s monograph on the subject, ‘The Abolition of the Death Penalty in the United Kingdom: How […]
Matrix are delighted to have won three awards at the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards last night. Hugh Tomlinson QC won Defamation Silk of the Year and Matrix won both Defamation Set of the Year and Human Rights & Public Law Set of the Year. Congratulations to all the winners in this year’s awards.