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Month: March 2019

Professor Christian Tams publishes new book ‘The Statute of the International Court of Justice’ (OUP)

Professor Christian Tams has co-edited a new edition of The Statue of International Court of Justice (Oxford 2019), one of leading works on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Edited by Zimmermann and Tams, both of whom have experience as counsel in inter-state litigation including in high-profile proceedings before the ICJ, the book comprises of […]

UK grants diplomatic protection to British national imprisoned in Iran

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced yesterday that the UK is to grant diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2016. Mr Hunt described this as an “important diplomatic step” which “demonstrates to the whole world that Nazanin is innocent.” The grant of diplomatic protection means that […]

Nominations for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2019 are open

Nominations for the 17th Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards are now open. There are 12 awards in total and Matrix are delighted to be the sponsor for the ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award. The closing date for nominations is 30th April and winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 10th July in central […]