An independent review into serious incidents and deaths in custody has been published today. Undertaken by Dame Elish Angiolini, the report, that began its work in October 2015, recommends broad reforms to policing practice, the justice system and the health service in England and Wales. In total there are 110 recommendations that aim to reduce the […]
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 […]
Hector Sants, the former UK financial regulator during the 2008 crisis, has agreed to give evidence in public in the Lloyds HBOS trial following an open justice intervention by Guy Vassall-Adams QC. Further details can be found here.
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 […]
Matrix are delighted that Karon Monaghan QC has won Employment Silk of the Year and Matrix won Employment Set of the Year at the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards 2017. Congratulations to all the winners in this year’s awards.