Re-trial ordered for appellants previously convicted of conspiracy to defraud the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has today handed down a judgment in HKSAR v Keen and Ors  HKCFA 32 allowing the appeal of the appellants who were charged and convicted on two counts of conspiracy to defraud. The appellants, Chen Keen (A1), Hao May (A2) and Yee Wenjye (A3), were all sentenced to […]
The Upper Tribunal has handed down judgment in The Proprietor of Ashdown House School v JKL & MNP HS/1322/2019. The Upper Tribunal held that the First-tier Tribunal did have jurisdiction to make an order compelling Ashdown House School to reinstate a pupil that they had unlawfully excluded (a “reinstatement order”), and that the High Court […]
Jessica Jones has co-written Criminal Records, Privacy and the Criminal Justice System: A Practical Handbook alongside Edward Jones from Hodge Jones and Allen, and Aidan Wills was a contributing author. The book sets out the steps that can help clients to navigate the effect of their criminal record, improve their job prospects, and protect against harmful […]
Congratulations to Helen Mountfield QC who has been appointed as Judge of Court of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey. Helen will continue to combine her judicial duties with her wide-ranging and successful public law practice.
The High Court this week handed down judgment in H v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. The claim was brought on behalf of a child who was born under a surrogacy arrangement. The intended parents had fallen into dispute with the surrogate mother and her husband, and as a result of the […]