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Day: 6 February 2020

Cumbrian campaign group to challenge legality of new coal mine

David Wolfe QC is instructed by the Campaign group Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole have been granted permission for a judicial review of Cumbria County Council’s decision to allow the first new coal mine in England since the 1980’s. The mine would be constructed on the former Marchon Chemical Works site in Whitehaven, Cumbria. […]

Mike Lynch extradition

The extradition proceedings brought by the United States against Dr Mike Lynch, the prominent British businessman and former CEO of Autonomy plc., have commenced. Alex Bailin QC represents Dr Lynch, instructed by Kelwin Nicholls of Clifford Chance LLP. Mark Summers QC represents the US Government, instructed by the CPS Extradition Unit. Press Coverage The Times […]