The Matrix Law Pod Episode 23: Afghanistan in crisis: what should the UK and international community be doing?
This week Samantha Knights QC talks to Rahela Sidiqi, Director of the Farkhunda Trust, and Michael Ryder CMG, CEO of the Royal Society of Asian Affairs, about the current situation in Afghanistan. Together they explore what should and can be done to provide practical assistance for Afghans whose lives are in mortal danger, and what […]
Raza Husain QC chaired a panel consisting of Samantha Knights QC, Eleanor Mitchell and Hugh Southey QC as they discussed the latest developments in Immigration Law, including the following topics: – Nationality and Borders Bill, Part 4 (trafficking and modern slavery) – Article 8 and young offenders following the Supreme Court’s decision in Sanambar v […]
Raza Husain QC is chairing our latest Immigration and Asylum webinar on the 28th September 2021 at 1pm. The panel will consist of Samantha Knights QC, Hugh Southey QC and Eleanor Mitchell. They will discuss the latest developments in Immigration Law including: Nationality and Borders Bill, Part 4 (trafficking and modern slavery) Article 8 and […]
This panel discussion addresses the recent important Supreme Court judgment in Director of Public Prosecutions v. Ziegler  UKSC 23 and its implications for protest law and the criminalisation of protest. The Supreme Court judgment makes clear that protests that are deliberately obstructive are not per se unlawful, even where their impact on others is more than minimal. […]
The ILC Articles at 20: Introduction to the Symposium by Prof. Christian Tams and Dr Federica Paddeu
The Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts (Articles), developed by the International Law Commission (ILC), turn 20 this year. On 9 August 2001 – 45 years after the first report by Special Rapporteur Francisco García-Amador on the topic, after 5 Special Rapporteurs and 34 reports by them – the ILC adopted […]