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The Court of Appeal has today handed down its judgment in the case of Brown v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Ors. The Court held that automatic QOCS protection applies to claims for damages in respect of personal injuries, and that this would include all claims consequential upon that personal injury, including a […]
The Supreme Court, led by Lady Hale, has determined that excluding Judges and Office Holders from whistle-blowing protection is a breach of their human rights in the case Gilham v Ministry of Justice. This decision follows a seven year legal wrangle against the Ministry of Justice. Judge Gilham initially raised concerns in 2010 about the […]
Matrix is delighted to have been ranked in 19 different practice areas in Chamber & Partners 2020. Described as having “some of the cleverest barristers around” who are “… always ahead of the game”, solicitors commented that our members “are consistently overturning legislation and actually moving the law on”. Congratulations to all those recommended in […]
Simone & ors v Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Education  EWHC 2609 (Admin) The Claimants sought to challenge both the decision-making surrounding the 2018 Budget, and the Defendants’ alleged “ongoing failure” to provide sufficient central funding for children and young people with special educational needs. They argued that the Defendants’ […]
Congratulations to Laura Prince who has been appointed as a Deputy Chair of the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC). Appointments to the CAC are made by the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Each application brough before the CAC is decided by a panel of three people who are appointed by the CAC […]