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Court hands down judgment in P v P (Transgender Applicant for Decree of Nullity: Human Rights) [2024] EWHC 1197 (Fam)

The Family Division of the High Court has handed down judgment in P v P (Transgender Applicant for Decree of Nullity: Human Rights) [2024] EWHC 1197 (Fam). Cobb J rejected the Applicant’s application for a declaration of incompatibility concerning the lack of provision in the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (MCA 1973) for a decree of […]

Julian Assange secures permission to appeal

Edward Fitzgerald KC of Doughty Street Chambers, Mark Summers KC and Florence Iveson secured permission to appeal on behalf of Julian Assange in his extradition matter. The President of the King’s Bench Division and Mr Justice Johnson granted leave on the grounds that extradition to the United States could breach Mr Assange’s free speech rights, […]

Infected Blood Inquiry Publishes Final Report

Sir Brian Langstaff, the inquiry chair, published the Infected Blood Inquiry final report and found that victims of the inquiry had been failed “not once, but repeatedly.” The inquiry was established to investigate contaminated blood and blood products used by the UK National Health Services to treat patients in the 1970s and 1980s. It is […]

Danny Friedman KC publishes report of a specially convened Panel of Experts supporting ICC Arrest Warrant Applications for Crimes in Israel and Palestine

With fellow panelists Danny Friedman KC today announced the conclusions of the Panel of Experts in International Law, convened by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan KC, in support of his investigation into the ‘Situation in the State of Palestine’, which covers international crimes committed either on the territory of Palestine or […]