Month: October 2020

High Court dismisses “Steele dossier” libel claim

The claimants, a Russian businessman and one of his tech companies, were identified in an intelligence memorandum prepared by Christopher Steele in December 2016. It suggested that they were involved in Russian hacking of the Democrats in the November 2016 US presidential election. The memo had been provided by Mr Steele to the late Senator […]

Court of Arbitration for Sport decision in case concerning use of prosthetic running aids by amputee athlete

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has delivered its decision in the case of Blake Leeper v World Athletics (formerly the International Association of Athletics Federations), which concerns the validity and application of a rule regulating the use of mechanical running aids in elite international athletics.  The CAS Panel held that the rule is unlawful […]

Matrix ranked in 35 practice areas in the Chambers & Partners 2021 guide

Matrix is delighted to have been ranked in 35 practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2021, with 65 members ranked overall. Matrix is described as “professional and forward thinking” with members described as “at the top of their game.” Congratulations to all who were recommended in this year’s directory and thank you to Chambers & […]