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Month: February 2018

Sir Paul Jenkins QC (Hon)

With great sadness Matrix Chambers announces the death of Sir Paul Jenkins QC (Hon) earlier today. Sir Paul joined Matrix as an Associate Member in 2015 after a long career in the Government Legal Service commencing in 1979. He was in office as the Treasury Solicitor, the Attorney General’s Permanent Secretary, Head of the Government […]

Met Police lose appeal over handling of the Worboys case

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Metropolitan Police over the way it handled the John Worboys case. Two women who were both raped by the black cab driver, Worboys, argued that their treatment by police caused them mental harm and alleged that the police failed to conduct effective investigations into Worboys’ crimes. […]

Trade for Sustainable Development. Presentation of ‘Fashion Focus: the fundamental right to a living wage’

On Tuesday 20 February 2018, The Circle’s report by Livia Firth, Jessica Simor QC and Miriam González Durántez, will be presented in the European Parliament. It will be followed by a discussion with Carlo Calenda (Italian Minister of Economic Development), Bernd Lange (Chairman of the International Trade Committee), Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Trade) and […]