Andrew Smith has recently written an article for Law In Sport, analysing the arguments and decision of the Employment Tribunal in the Jess Varnish case, with regard to whether elite British cyclists have statutory employment law rights. The article can be found here.
On 22 May, Kate Cook participated in an IBA webinar on Sustainable Agriculture, together with lawyers from UNFAO and IFAD. Kate is the author of a new UNFAO guide on due diligence in the context of agricultural investment, aimed at private sector lawyers advising on investments in land and other natural resources. In the light of IBA guidance […]
Alex Bailin QC is delighted to join a distinguished group of advisors to the Clooney Foundation for Justice TrialWatch® Advisory Board. The Clooney Foundation for Justice, set up by Amal and George Clooney, advocates for justice through accountability for human rights abuses around the world. The Foundation’s TrialWatch program monitors and responds to trials around […]
The High Court, sitting in Cardiff, has began hearing the first challenge to the use of Automated Facial Recognition by UK police. Deployed in public places with large crowds, this technology extracts unique facial biometric data from live footage of individuals passing CCTV cameras and compares this to a “watch list” of images. The claimant, […]
Murray Hunt appointed UK’s alternate representative on the Council of Europe’s Commission for Democracy through Law
Murray Hunt, an associate member of Matrix and Director of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, has been appointed the UK’s alternative representative on the Council of Europe’s Commission for Democracy through Law to support the UK’s new representative on the Commission, Tim Otty QC. The Commission, which is better known as the […]