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February 2021

High Court allows appeals against Bulgarian Extradition requests

Robin Tam KC, Saoirse Townshend and Daniel Sternberg successfully resist two European Arrest Warrants issued by Bulgaria on Human Rights Grounds. Three members of Temple Garden Chambers extradition team have successfully obtained the discharge of their clients on human rights…

High Court allows appeals against Bulgarian Extradition requests

Multiple claimant settlement against North Tyneside Council for Psychiatric Injuries

Paul Kilcoyne  was instructed by Browell Smith & Co Solicitors to represent a number of employees who were engaged as Appropriate Adults required to sit in and supervise police interviews involving juveniles and vulnerable adults. All Claimants were involved in…


Good Law Project abandons £100bn ‘Operation Moonshot’ procurement challenge

The campaigning group Good Law Project and its fellow claimants have withdrawn their high-profile judicial review challenge to the Government’s Covid-19 mass asymptomatic testing programme, referred to as ‘Operation Moonshot’.  Nicholas Chapman acted for the Prime Minister and the Secretary…


Benjamin Seifert appears in the Supreme Court today led by Jonathan Hall QC

Benjamin Seifert is appearing in the case of Zabolotnyi v Mateszalka District Court, Hungary UKSC 2019/0210. The case concerns prison conditions in Hungary and how the Courts should assess and rely on assurances provided by the Hungarian authorities.


William Irwin represents Ministry of Justice in inquest into the death of Janet Scott

On 19 February 2021, the inquest into the death of Janet Scott concluded at the Nottingham Coroner’s Court. William Irwin represented the National Probation Service (NPS), part of the Ministry of Justice. Mrs Scott was murdered by her former partner,…


Rhys Davies appears on Al Jazeera television to comment on the imprisonment of journalists in Egypt

Rhys Davies was interviewed on Al Jazeera television and asked to comment on the ongoing detention of journalists in Egypt. Egypt is ranked amongst the world’s worst nations for freedom of the press and detention of journalists.


£5.25 million settlement secured for 18 year old Claimant

James Arney KC, on instructions from Sandeep Gill of Admiral Law, acted on behalf of a young female amputee in a case that settled at £5.25 million. The Defendant was represented by Andrew Lewis KC. The Claimant, who was 18…


Court of Appeal refuses citizenship fees appeals

The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in important appeals concerning the lawfulness of the fees charged to children seeking to register as British citizens.  Nicholas Chapman acted for the Home Secretary. The claimants, led by the Project…


UN petitioned to intervene for release of Princess Latifa

The UN and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights have received video evidence of Princess Latifa being held captive at a secret location in Dubai, and urged to take immediate action to intervene to obtain her release…


Karim Khan KC Elected Chief Prosecutor at ICC

Congratulations to Karim Khan who has been elected as the next Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.  Karim succeeds Gambian Judge Fatou Bensouda. Karim will begin his 9 year term at the court in The Hague…





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