October 2017 - Matrix Chambers
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Month: October 2017

Two men acquitted of BAE criminal damage

Two men, the Reverend Daniel Woodhouse and Samuel Walton, have been acquitted of criminal damage at a base owned by the arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, in Warton, Lancashire. The two men had tried to disable aircraft bound for Saudi Arabia, and argued that they had justification for doing so due to the role the aircraft […]

Fitness to practise decision does not breach the ECHR

A trainee social worker who posted comments derogatory of LGBT people on Facebook had his application for judicial review dismissed. The Administrative Court held that the fitness to practise decision did not breach the claimant’s rights under articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR. For press coverage please see here.  A copy of the judgment […]