Our insights section provides a collection of blog posts, podcasts articles and recent webinar recordings involving Matrix members.
Webinar: THE BLACK MUST GO FREE” How a legal ruling on ‘Windrush Day’ in 1772, is as relevant as ever on Windrush Day 2021
On 22 June 2021 – ‘Windrush Day’ – Matrix hosted an online commemorative seminar about the historic, but rarely discussed case of Somerset v Stewart. Matthew Ryder QC of Matrix, and Alexandra Wilson of 5 St Andrews Hill, discussed the detail and importance of the case; what it means to them as British barristers of Caribbean heritage, why […]
Date: 25th May 2021 Topics for discussion included: Rule 35 and prisons Zabolotnyi v Hungary, UKSC and assurances SM (Rwanda) v SSHD, UKSC and the validity of immigration bail Biden’s proposals on refugees/migrants at the US-Mexican border This webinar is made available for general information purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should […]
Date: 11th February 2021 Topics for discussion included: Trafficking- an update on DA &Others An update on Article 8 The Refugee and Hague Conventions and MN and IXU v SSHD This webinar is made available for general information purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such advice. […]
Date: Tuesday 1st December 2020 Topics for discussion included: An update on the challenge to trafficking and asylum support Human trafficking: standard of proof, nexus between act and purpose, approach to evidence Small boats: On DA & Others, a case challenging the unlawful detention of trafficking survivors arriving in Dover, the Home Office’s truncated screening […]
Date: Wednesday 19th November 2020 The panel discussed the key themes up for debate in the ongoing fourth session of the Intergovernmental Conference dedicated to the negotiation of a legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond […]