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Month: March 2021

Danny Friedman QC is The Lawyer’s Barrister of the Week

Danny Friedman QC is this week’s Barrister of the Week in The Lawyer. This follows the judgment in the Court of Appeal on 24th March to quash the convictions of fourteen of the “flying Pickets” known as the Shrewsbury 24, for picketing during the National Building Strikes of 1972. The outcome is the culmination of […]

Five Matrix members appointed to the Sports Resolutions Panel

Congratulations to Edward Craven and Richard Whittam QC who have been appointed to the Sports Resolutions Panel and to Tim Owen QC, Raj Parker and Andrew Smith who have been re-appointed to the panel. The Sports Resolutions Panel is an independent not-for-profit dispute resolution service offering arbitration, mediation, tribunal and expert opinion.

Court of Appeal quash convictions of the Shrewsbury 24

Fourteen of the “flying Pickets” known as the Shrewsbury 24, have won their appeals against conviction for picketing during the National Building Strikes of 1972. The outcome is the culmination of a long running miscarriage of justice campaign. Danny Friedman QC leading Ben Newton from Doughty Street Chambers was instructed by Kate Goold and Jamie […]