Coroner Richard Travers today resumed the inquest into the 1974 Guildford pub bombings. Nick Armstrong, instructed by Charlotte Haworth-Hird and Lawrence Barker of Bindmans, represented Patrick Armstrong and the family of Carole Richardson, two of the Guildford Four who were infamously wrongly convicted of the bombings. They supported the application made by the victims. Further […]
The Supreme Court has ruled that rules requiring disclosure of previous convictions as part of criminal records checks are disproportionate to the extent that they apply whenever there are two convictions and do not adequately take account of the special position of children. Nick Armstrong and Hugh Southey QC were instructed by Liberty. Tim Owen […]
The Privy Council will hear argument today that the Police Service Commission breached fundamental rights by promoting a senior police officer while serious allegations had not been investigated. Hugh Southey QC (instructed by Simons Muirhead and Burton) leads Philip Dayle. Hugh is representing Jamaicans for Justice.
ECtHR finds Cyprus did all expected of it in a murder investigation and so did not violate ECHR, art 2
Clare Montgomery QC and Jessica Jones acted for the Cypriot Government before the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Güzelyurtlu & Ors v Cyprus & Turkey (App No. 36925/07). This case considered the investigations by both Cyprus and Turkey into the murder of three Cypriot nationals in 2005 and the reasoning why the […]
Congratulations to Phillippa Kaufmann QC who has been named in The Lawyer Hot 100 2019. Phillippa is recognised for her work taking on the Metropolitan Police in the battle between the organisation and the victims of London cab driver John Worboys and her subsequent challenge of the Parole Board’s decision to release Worboys, marking the […]