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Court considers public law claim against the Secretary of State for Defence

R (K) & Ors v the Secretary of State for Defence & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 1149

Related Member(s):
Samantha Knights QC, Tim Owen QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Human Rights

Three claimants, who were covert human intelligence sources, suggested that the defendants should relocate them and pay the costs with compensation for the disruption to their lives and risks to their safety. They also claim that the defendants are in breach of the ECHR, art 2, 3 & 8.

Samantha Knights and Tim Owen QC were involved in this case.