The High Court has ruled that a claim brought by almost 2,000 Zambians against Vedanta Resources PLC, a UK multinational mining company, and its Zambian subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines PLC, should proceed to trial in England. The Claimants are residents of four villages in the Chingola district of Zambia, one of the poorest countries in […]
The Undercover Policing Inquiry has ruled that, in order to encourage witnesses to give full and frank evidence, it will invite an undertaking from the Attorney General that they will not be prosecuted based on the evidence they give to the Inquiry. The Inquiry declined to go further and to request an extended undertaking which […]
Clare Montgomery QC appeared for Pravind Jugnauth and secured his exoneration on conflict of interest charges in the Supreme Court of Mauritius. For more information see here.
This is the fourth article in our ‘Road to Rio’ article series. Over the coming month 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, Karon Monaghan QC examines the relationship between human rights and sport, considering in particular […]
‘Countdown to the Referendum’ is a series of free downloadable articles by Matrix that will explore a number of legal topics surrounding the UK referendum on 23 June 2016. Over the coming weeks, our experts at Matrix will cover the legal enforceability of the recent EU settlement, election law issues and the referendum process, claims […]