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Matrix has signed up as a Supporter of the Charter for Black Talent in Finance and the Professions. This means that we support the Charter’s aims and principles, including the fundamental aim “to bring about long-overdue and meaningful change through action led from the top” with senior leaders “who are fully accountable for the delivery […]
Compensation and restorative justice measures lead to settlement of two human rights claims in Kenya and Malawi
Richard Hermer QC and Ben Silverstone were part of the Claimant team in two claims arising in Kenya and Malawi which have both settled at mediation on the basis of the payment of compensation and a range of innovative restorative justice measures. In the Kenyan case, Richard and Ben represented 85 members of a community […]
On 12 February 2021 the government announced that the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 are to be revoked. The Regulations set a £95,000 cap on exit payments in the public sector. Claire Darwin acted for the National Union of Journalists in the judicial review proceedings challenging the lawfulness of the Regulations which […]
The International Criminal Court has determined that the State of Palestine is a State for the purposes of the Rome Statute. It has further determined that the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in Palestine extends to the territories occupied by Israel since 1967, namely Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Blinne Ní […]
Following the landmark judgment against the Serious Fraud Office in the Supreme Court on 5 February 2021, Jamas Hodivala QC features as this weeks’ Barrister of the Week in The Lawyer. In the judgment the Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the arguments presented by KBR, Inc.’s team that s.2 Notices could not be used to […]