Rhodri Thompson QC has published an article commenting on the recent landmark ruling of the the ECJ in Wightman, finding that the UK retains a unilateral right to withdraw its notification under Article 50 – in particular, he raises question of whether the CJEU leaves room for the possibility that the UK could lawfully revoke before any final decision has been reached as to whether the UK will ultimately leave the EU. Given this week’s events in Parliament, this is a critical issue that may yet lead to further litigation.
Jess Varnish, the former Great Britain track cyclist, has lost her employment tribunal case against British Cycling and UK Sport. Varnish, who was dropped from the British Cycling squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics, attempted to prove that she was an employee or worker of British Cycling and UK Sport and was suing both bodies […]
The private Priory mental health care group face a multi-million pound fine after yesterday indicating a guilty plea to breaches of health and safety law arising out of the circumstances of the death of 14 y/o Amy El-Keria at Ticehurst psychiatric hospital. Raj Desai of Matrix instructed by Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy acted for […]
Matrix is delighted to win in three categories at the Legal 500 Awards 2019. Congratulations to Thomas Linden QC who was awarded Employment Silk of the Year, Nicholas Gibson who won EU & Competition Junior of the Year and the Public Law team at Matrix that were named Public Law Set of the Year. Full […]