UK grant of export licences for the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia ruled unlawful due to failure to assess Kingdom’s past record on international humanitarian law
The Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of the Campaign Against Arms Trade and concluded that the process of granting licences was unlawful in one respect. The Court did not accept that the UK military and other analysts and advisers wrongly discounted the evidence coming from the NGOs and the UN Panel of experts, rather […]
Extradition law specialist Mark Summers QC is due to speak at the fourth annual conference of the International Forum of Extradition Specialists in Italy on 24-25 June. The two-day advanced seminar involves extradition lawyers from around the globe. Find out more information about the seminar here.
Raj Parker will conduct a review into the regulation of firms involved with the Connaught Income Fund Series 1, which is expected to last 9 months. The review will look at the approach, judgements and processes of the FSA and subsequently the FCA. Subject to any legal constraints the FCA intends to publish in full […]
This is an important decision of the UK’s highest court, revealing large scale unlawful treatment of EU nationals in the UK. The decision concerns the rights of EU nationals from ‘Accession States’ in the UK who are resident in the UK after having worked here. The Supreme Court upholds the decision and reasoning of the […]
Mark Summers QC authors key observation report on Hong Kong’s proposed extradition Bill on behalf of the Bar Human Rights Committee. The observation report highlights concerns (both in Hong Kong and internationally) about the proposed amendments and the comparison being drawn to the UK’s extradition system. The report states that the proposed amendments “fundamentally imperil […]