Karon Monaghan QC’s article ‘Gay cake case was about the message, not the messenger’, published in The Times
Karon Monaghan QC has written an article for The Times exploring the recent judgment Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd & Ors  UKSC 49, that has become widely known as the ‘gay cake case’. Karon states that the Northern Irish bakers in question objected to the words “support gay marriage”, not the fact that […]
The Court of Appeal today overturned the prison sentences of three anti-fracking protestors who had prevented the delivery of equipment to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site. Lord Ken Macdonald QC, Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh and Jessica Jones intervened for Friends of the Earth in the proceedings. They argued that the prison sentences imposed on the men were manifestly […]
Ben Emmerson QC calls for an inquiry into the Home Secretary’s decision to hand over evidence to the USA on alleged Isis terrorists without assurances that they will not receive the death penalty
Ben Emmerson QC, a member of Matrix Chambers and a sitting judge, has called for an inquiry into Sajid Javid’s decision to hand over evidence to the United States without assurances that the two men in question, alleged to be Isis terrorists, will not receive the death penalty. To see Channel 4’s news coverage of […]
Sarah Hannett and Zoe Leventhal are both speaking in a session on discrimination law at today’s PLP annual Trends and Forecast conference, being held at Herbert Smith LLP. Sarah will be covering Article 14 ECHR and family law, and Zoe will be focusing on disability discrimination. For more details, please see here.
Congratulations to Karon Monaghan QC who received an award in the category of “Outstanding contribution to BAPIO 2018”. BAPIO (British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) awarded this to Karon for the role she played in restoring Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba to the General Medical Council. BAPIO, who instructed Karon in this case, considered that she […]