Matrix is delighted to have been recommended in 24 different practice areas as well as ranked as a top tier set in 5 practice areas. A total of 59 barristers were ranked overall with the set described as having ‘a depth of expertise that is second to none’. Thank you to Legal 500 and all of […]
The Republic of South Africa’s claim of state immunity has been upheld by Central London Employment Tribunal. This is one of the first state immunity cases to be heard since the Supreme Court’s judgment in Benkharbouche, and concerns the status of staff who work in the administrative and technical service of a mission. The Republic […]
Chambers Bar Awards 2018 – Matrix wins Set of the Year for Defamation and for Human Rights and Public Law
Matrix is delighted to be awarded Set of the Year for Defamation and for Human Rights and Public Law at the Chambers Bar Awards 2018. The awards, which took place on Thursday 25 October, are based on research for the 2019 edition of Chambers Bar. To find out more about the awards, please see here.
Jessica Jones, instructed by Tuckers Solicitors, acted for three defendants this week in the first ever prosecution under the Education and Skills Act 2008. The defendants were charged with running an unregistered school in West London. Although the judge accepted that the Al-Istiqamah Learning Centre had grown out of a home education group and had […]
A woman who alleged that she was trafficked into the UK by an abusive partner who forced her into prostitution and was later locked up in an immigration detention centre, has been awarded substantial damages from the Home Office for unlawful detention. The woman, known as ZV, who is of Lithuanian origin, said she was beaten, […]