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Academics’ Unfair Dismissal Claims against Swansea University Dismissed

Cardiff Employment Tribunal has dismissed unfair dismissal claims brought by Professor Marc Clement and Mr Steven Poole following their dismissals by Swansea University for gross misconduct. The claimants were dismissed for failing to declare their interests in the £250 million Llanelli Wellness Village project. Swansea University was represented by James Laddie QC, instructed by Allen […]

Mark Summers QC co-chairing ‘International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant’ symposium in Milan

On Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June 2022, ‘International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant’ will be taking place in Milan, Italy. In 2002, the EU replaced traditional extradition – based upon bilateral treaties with the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). 20 years later, a two-day advanced seminar investigates current worldwide developments in extradition law. For […]

Luis González García appointed to the “List of Candidates Suitable for Appointment as Chairpersons for Arbitrations and TSD Expert Panel Proceedings”

Luis González García has been appointed by the European Commission to the “List of Candidates Suitable for Appointment as Chairpersons for Arbitrations and TSD Expert Panel Proceedings”. The European Commission will draw on this list to make proposals for the appointment of chairpersons for arbitrations and the separate pool of trade and sustainable development (TSD) […]