Day: 20 January 2016

R (David Miranda) v Home Secretary and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal has partly allowed an appeal against the use of controversial police powers to stop, detain, search and question travellers at airports under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000.  In August 2013 police officers at Heathrow Airport used suspicion-less powers under Schedule 7 to seize journalistic material […]

Matrix featured in top 20 cases of 2016

Matrix members are featured six times in the top 20 cases of 2016 compiled by The Lawyer. The list, made up of ‘some of the most high-value and headline-grabbing litigation matters in a decade’, highlights upcoming cases involving Matrix’s Christopher Brown, Edward Craven, Richard Hermer QC,  Anthony Hudson QC, Ben Silverstone, Kirsten Sjøvoll, Hugh Tomlinson […]