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Mark Summers QC authors key observation report on Hong Kong’s proposed extradition Bill

Mark Summers QC authors key observation report on Hong Kong’s proposed extradition Bill on behalf of the Bar Human Rights Committee. The observation report highlights concerns (both in Hong Kong and internationally) about the proposed amendments and the comparison being drawn to the UK’s extradition system. The report states that the proposed amendments “fundamentally imperil […]

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Mark Summers QC speaks at Hong Kong extradition law conference on 11 June 2019

Matrix Chambers’ extradition law specialist Mark Summers QC speaks with Hong Kong Bar Association Chair Philip Dykes SC, Professor Ian Greville Cross SBS, SC and Sir Geoffrey Nice QC at the Centre for Comparative and Public Law’s Extradition Law and Human Rights: Does the Hong Kong Government’s Bill provide sufficient safeguard for our rights? conference on […]


ICJ determines that the UK must end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago as rapidly as possible.

The International Court of Justice has today delivered its Advisory Opinion on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius. The Court, by a majority of 13-1, found that the United Kingdom is under an obligation to bring an end to its administration of the Chagos Archipelago “as rapidly as possible”. The Chagos Archipelago was detached from Mauritius […]

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