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Insights

Our insights section provides a collection of blog posts, podcasts articles and recent webinar recordings involving Matrix members.  

The Matrix Law Pod Episode 27: The Elections Bill: How worried should we be?

In the first Matrix Law Pod of 2022, Richard Hermer QC, Murray Hunt and Helen Mountfield QC, talk to Doctor Jess Garland of the Electoral Reform Society about electoral reform and the Elections Bill that is currently passing through Parliament. Whilst most would agree that our elections laws could be improved, the proposals have attracted […]

The Matrix Law Pod Episode 26: Lord Neuberger and the Rule of Law

This week, we speak to Lord David Neuberger about the rule of law and the role of courts and judges. Together with Helen Mountfield QC and Murray Hunt, Richard Hermer QC asks what are the essential ingredients that determine whether a judicial system is able, or willing, to protect the rule of law and fundamental […]

The Matrix Law Pod Episode 25: Ripping Up the Refugee Convention

Richard Hermer QC speaks to fellow Matrix barrister Raza Husain QC and Sile Reynolds the Lead Asylum Policy Advisor at Freedom from Torture about the Nationality and Borders Bill currently being steered through Parliament by the Home Secretary, Pritti Patel. The Bill, at least on the face of it, appears to be a radical redrawing […]

Webinar: Immigration and Asylum Update

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 […]