March 2016 - Matrix Chambers
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Month: March 2016

Seventh Baha Mousa Memorial Lecture

Danny Friedman QC gave this lecture last night focusing on the role of history, humanity and dignity as ideas that can influence the continuing evolution of the common law. Dan Squires QC acted as Chair.  The annual lecture honours Baha Mousa, who died as a result of UK army torture in Basra in 2003.

Road to Rio: Discrimination and Personal Liability in Sport

Over the coming months we will be discussing some of the key legal issues in sport, whilst looking ahead to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics this summer. This week Paul Nicholls QC will be looking at discrimination and personal liability in sport. There can often be great pressure on respondents to settle discrimination and whistleblowing […]