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Day: 6 July 2016

Clare Montgomery QC involved in Supreme Court case of R (Ismail) v SSHD

Clare Montgomery QC appeared for the respondents in the case of R (Ismail) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] UKSC 37.  The judgment was released today, Thursday 6 July 2016. The case considered the extent to which the Secretary of State for the Home Department had discretion under the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003, […]

Chilcot Report Published

On 6 July 2016 Sir John Chilcot published his long awaited report on the UK’s role in the war in Iraq. Lord Brennan QC and Sarah Hannett acted pro bono for the bereaved families of the soldiers killed in the Iraq War. In particular, in summer 2015 they advised on an application for judicial review of […]

Attorney General Panel Appointments

 We are delighted to announce that in the latest appointment round Eleni Mitrophanous and Nicholas Gibson have been successful in the recent applications for appointment to the Attorney General’s A and B Panels of Junior Counsel to the Crown. Eleni has been re-appointed to the A Panel and Nicholas has been appointed to the B Panel. […]