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The members of the criminal team at Matrix Chambers support solicitors in their opposition to the 8.75% cut to solicitors’ litigator fees implemented on 1 July 2015. The team welcomes the decision of the Criminal Bar Association to ballot its members on taking further action. Members will carefully consider their position, in coordination with our […]
The owners of Coventry City FC have obtained permission from the Court of Appeal to argue that a long term loan of £14.4m from Coventry City Council to the operator of their home ground in January 2013 was a notifiable State aid measure that was made unlawfully and caused them loss. This is a long […]
The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal by a majority of 4-1 and determined the ordinary residence of a young man with learning disabilities ‘PH’ at the relevant time was to be Wiltshire. PH was born in Wiltshire but was placed with foster parents in South Gloucestershire under the Children Act 1989. His parents moved […]
The Orwell Prize has announced that Ken Macdonald QC, Matrix member and Warden of Wadham College, has become Chair of its governing body, the Council of the Orwell Prize. The Orwell Prize is Britain’s most prestigious prize for political writing. Each year they award prizes for work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition to […]
Vincent Tchenguiz and other claimants alleged that the individual defendants in this case had pursued a malicious prosecution of them, had conspired to injure them by unlawful means and maliciously procured arrest and search warrants and execution of the same against them. Two of the defendants (Kaupthing Bank HF & Jóhannes Rúnar Jóhannsson) brought an […]