Philippe Sands QC article – ‘Behind bars with Turkey’s imprisoned writers’, published by The Financial Times
Philippe Sands QC has published an article in The Financial Times that recounts Philippe’s visit to brothers Ahmet and Mehmet Altan who have been jailed for life for treason. To read the article in full, please see here.
Ex FCO official Christopher Steele wrote the 2016 memoranda now known as the “Trump dossier”. BuzzFeed Inc published them online in 2017. Aleksej Gubarev, named in one of the memoranda, is suing BuzzFeed in libel in Florida. In March 2018 the Senior Master varied an order for the oral deposition of Mr Steele in the […]
Paul Nicholls QC’s article ‘Parting with powerful executives: Lessons for sports organisations from the IFAF v Tommy Wiking case’, published by LawInSport
Paul Nicholls QC has written an article for LawInSport that reviews the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in International Federation of American Football (IFAF) and others v Tommy Wiking. To read the article in full, please see here.
Matrix’s Andrew Bodnar speaks on “Cybercrime – challenges for criminal law practitioners in 2018” at the 21st Annual IBA Conference on Transnational Crime in Krakow, Poland today
During the course of today’s session Andrew, the co-chairs and his fellow panellists will discuss how lawyers can tackle significant threats such as ransomware attacks, botnets using the internet of things, data breaches, social engineering, the dark net, etc, following the publication of Europol’s ‘The 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment’ document. Andrew is a […]
Despite the “apparent success” of the claimant (due to a late disclosure of a relevant fact by the claimant, who was a mentally unwell and street homeless asylum seeker at the date of making his first statement), the Master made an order as to no costs. The Costs Order was overturned by the High Court in favour of the claimant who was awarded costs up to a date shortly before the claim was settled.
The Master had fallen into error in relation to his approach to the facts.
Samantha Knights QC was involved in this case.