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Matrix are delighted to have won two Legal 500 UK 2017 Awards. James Laddie QC has won Employment Silk of the Year and Lindsay Scott has won Senior Clerk/Chief Executive of the year. For a full list of the winners please click here. Congratulations to all winners in this year’s awards!
Webinar: Claire Darwin on Discrimination in the provision of goods and services – the developing landscape
Claire Darwin of Matrix Chambers and Annabel Mackay of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, have created a webinar on the development of discrimination law in the context of goods and services claims. This is an area in which employment lawyers are increasingly frequently asked to advise, as consumers become more aware of their rights under the Equality […]
Hugh Southey QC succeeds in Supreme Court appeal arguing that nationality law violates article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights
Hugh Southey QC acted in the appeal of R (Johnson) v Secretary of State  UKSC 56. In Johnson the Supreme Court concluded that the appellant’s inability to obtain citizenship violated article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Had the appellant not been out of wedlock, he would have been a citizen. The […]
Tim Owen QC to defend former Merrill Lynch banker Rurik Jutting accused of Hong Kong murders in upcoming trial
Rurik Jutting is charged with the murders of two Indonesian women in his apartment in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong in October 2014. Two years on from the alleged crimes, Jutting will be tried by jury in Hong Kong in a trial set to begin on Monday 24th October 2016. It is estimated that […]
Matrix are delighted to have received six individual nominations and four set nominations in the following areas for the Legal 500 Awards 2017: EU & Competition Set of the Year Rhodri Thompson QC Employment Set of the year James Laddie QC Thomas Linden QC IP, IT & Media Set of the year Gavin Millar QC […]