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Mike Lynch extradition

The extradition proceedings brought by the United States against Dr Mike Lynch, the prominent British businessman and former CEO of Autonomy plc., have commenced. Alex Bailin QC represents Dr Lynch, instructed by Kelwin Nicholls of Clifford Chance LLP. Mark Summers QC represents the US Government, instructed by the CPS Extradition Unit. Press Coverage The Times […]

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Alex Bailin QC and Edward Craven published in the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

Alex Bailin QC and Edward Craven have contributed to the Fourth Edition of the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations with a chapter on Publicity: the UK Perspective.  The Global Investigations Review publishes the practical guide for external and in-house counsel, compliance officers and accounting practitioners. Chapters are authored by leading practitioners from around the world […]

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The ICJ orders protective measures to prevent Rohingyan genocide

The International Court of Justice today unanimously ordered the Republic of Myanmar to take steps to protect the Rohingya people and prevent their genocide, following an application brought by the Gambia. The Court found that a prima facie case of genocide was established and that there was a real risk of irreparable harm requiring binding protective measures […]

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ECtHR delivers judgment on the second Khodorkovskiy trial and finds serious breaches of fair trial rights and concludes that he was convicted on an unforeseeable application of criminal law that breached Article 7

The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously ruled that former executives of the Yukos oil company, Mikhail Khodorkovskiy and Platon Lebedev were denied their right to a fair trial. During the trial, the judges refused to call several witnesses for the defence and rejected requests for finance and oil market specialists to come and […]