Conor Gearty has a new book coming out in late Summer with Oxford University Press: On Fantasy Island. Britain Strasbourg and Human Rights. As a prelude to that he is publishing extracts from the book on http://onfantasyisland.co.uk/ on a weekly basis, starting just yesterday, on the day of the Queen’s Speech (18 May). The idea is […]
Settlement has been reached in the final set of extant claims in the ‘blacklisting’ group litigation. The proceedings concerned the use by a number of construction companies, over a period of five decades, of two secret blacklists which together contained the names of over 3,000 workers in the construction industry. Over 700 claimants brought claims […]
‘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 […]
Matrix is delighted to announce that Ben Emmerson QC has been shortlisted for Barrister of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2016. The Lawyer Awards ceremony this year will take place on the evening of Wednesday 29 June 2016 at InterContinental London, The O2. More information here (paywall).
Operation Nexus is a collaboration between the Home Office and the police used to target and deport foreign nationals breaking the law. It appears, however, that the focus has been on ‘rough sleepers and low-level offenders from the EEA’ rather than high level criminals. This operation has been operating in London and some parts of […]