Month: November 2017

Matrix nominated for 11 awards at The Legal 500 Awards 2018

Matrix are delighted to have received six individual nominations and five set nominations in the following areas for the Legal 500 Awards 2018: Employment Set of the year Mathew Purchase – Junior of the Year Karon Monaghan QC – Silk of the Year EU and Competition Set of the Year Nicholas Gibson – Junior of […]

The Caribbean Court of Justice enforces an LCIA Award worth BZ$ 90 million against the Government of Belize

The Caribbean Court of Justice clarifies the test for review of arbitral award when the public policy defence is invoked to resist enforcement on the grounds of illegality, and orders enforcement of an LCIA Award worth BZ$ 90 million against the Government of Belize. Angeline Welsh involved. Please click here for the judgment. Please click here […]

Ann Maguire coroner’s jury find missed opportunities

The inquest into the death of Ann Maguire concluded on Wednesday 22 November 2017. The jury returned a verdict of unlawful killing and found that there was inadequate communication and missed opportunities which lead to the fatal stabbing of Ann. After the inquest Mr Maguire said: “The jury has now started the process of learning […]

Legal advice published on diplomatic protection of British woman detained in Iran

Redress has today published a legal opinion by John Dugard SC, Alison Macdonald QC and Tatyana Eatwell on the diplomatic protection of British mother and charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The opinion concludes that “We are of the view that the only effective means under international law by which the grave harm suffered by Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe […]