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Lis, Lange & Chmielewski v Polish Judicial Authorities

Landmark decision of the Lord Chief Justice in the Divisional Court concerning the allegations of a break down in the rule of law in Poland. Led by Helen Malcolm QC.


Matthew Hedges, UK academic held in solitary confinement

Rodney Dixon KC is representing Durham University academic who was held in solitary confinement for over 6 months in the UAE. Various legal actions being taken to obtain redress and compensation.


Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Representing Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Legal actions for the murder have been taken in several jurisdictions, and various representations made in respect of the proposed Saudi takeover of Newcastle United Football club and…


UN sanctions proceedings

Representing high profile persons under UN sanctions in confidential proceedings before the UN Sanctions Committee to have the sanctions against them lifted both in respect of asset freezes and travel bans.


Ofcom unfair broadcasting and privacy complaints

Acted in complaint proceedings before Ofcom on behalf of persons who claimed that they had been treated unfairly and unjustly and had their privacy infringed due to broadcasts in the UK by a foreign news channel. Substantial fines were imposed…


Princess Latifa Al Maktoum

Representing Princess Latifa before the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) which is considering her case. She has not been seen in public for over 2 years following a failed attempt to escape from her family in…


Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Representing suspects in proceedings before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC). The KSC was established as part of the judicial system of Kosovo to conduct investigations and trials in respect of allegations stemming from the 2011 Council of Europe report which…


Syria conflict and refugees

Representing a large group of refugees who have been forced to flee Syria into Jordan as a result of the conflict and are living in refugee camps there. An application to the ICC Prosecutor has been filed on their behalf…


Zimbabwe Commission of Inquiry

Serving as a Commissioner on the national Commission of Inquiry into post election violence in Zimbabwe following the August 2018 elections. Appointed by the President of Zimbabwe pursuant to the national Commissions of Inquiry Act.


World Bank proceedings

Acting for companies in proceedings concerning allegations of corruption and bribery before the World Bank, Sanctions Board. Hearings to be held at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC.





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