On 25th February 2016 the Court of Appeal gave judgment in Boyle Transport (Northern Ireland) Limited v. R and R v. Patrick Boyle and Mark Boyle  EWCA Crim 19, in which it quashed substantial confiscation and enforcement receivership orders. The case is an important one in relation to piercing the corporate veil in confiscation […]
Our Matrix Sports Law group have begun a new series of free downloadable briefings on various topics in sports law in the run up to the Olympics this summer. The series – entitled “Road to Rio” – will include briefings by Paul Nicholls QC, Karon Monaghan QC, Tim Owen QC, Nicholas Randall QC, Gavin Millar […]
Professor Christian Tams has published an article entitled ‘State succession to investment treaties’, a topic of crucial relevance in recent cases such as Sanum v Laos and World Wide Minerals v Kazakhstan. In his article, Professor Tams offers a comprehensive assessment of State succession issues that have arisen, or are likely to arise, in relation […]
An investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) led to the construction firm, Sweett Group, pleading guilty to a criminal offence of failing to prevent bribes paid to secure its part in the building of a £63m luxury hotel in Dubai. The firm became the first company to be convicted under section 7 of the […]
Julian B. Knowles QC has been featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times. For the full article by Linda Tsang, please click here.