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Day: 17 December 2020

Independent review into the FCA’s regulation of Connaught published

The independent review conducted by Raj Parker of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) regulation of the Connaught Income Fund Series 1 has been published today. Connaught was an unregulated collective investment scheme providing short-term bridging finance to commercial operators in the UK property market. The review concluded that “the Regulator’s regulation of the relevant entities […]

Five Matrix members to be appointed Queen’s Counsel

Congratulations to Chris Buttler, Sarah Hannett, Mathew Purchase and Lorna Skinner who have been successful in their application to be appointed Queen’s Counsel and to Professor Conor Gearty who has been appointed Honorary Queen’s Counsel. The title of Honorary QC is awarded to those who have made a major contribution to the law of England […]

Aidan O’Neill QC called to the Irish Bar

Aidan O’Neill QC is to be called to the Irish Bar today by the Chief Justice Of Ireland. Aidan is also Queen’s Counsel at both the English and Scottish Bars. You can find out more about Aidan’s practice here.