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EVENT: “THE BLACK MUST GO FREE” How a legal ruling on ‘Windrush Day’ in 1772, is as relevant as ever on Windrush Day 2021

Time: 6.00pm – 7.15pm Date: Tuesday 22nd June On 22 June 2021 – ‘Windrush Day’ – Matrix hosts an online commemorative seminar about the historic, but rarely discussed case of Somerset v Stewart.  Since 2018, British society has recognised 22 June as Windrush Day – to commemorate the date in 1948 when SS Windrush arrived in Tilbury Docks, heralding the […]

Professor James Crawford AC SC

It is with great sadness that Matrix announces the death of Professor James Crawford AC SC. James was a founding member of Matrix and was an active and valued member. In February 2015 he left Matrix and was promoted to the judiciary of the International Court of Justice. James was widely recognised in the field […]

Inquest into Fishmongers’ Hall attack concludes

The inquest into the terrorist attack on Fishmongers’ Hall has concluded today. Please see here for the press release and statements from the family. Nick Armstrong, alongside Jesse Nicholls of Doughty Street Chambers, was instructed by Kate Maynard at Hickman and Rose to represent the family of Jack Merritt in this case. Press release Notes […]