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November 2021

Extradition to Russia refused

This morning the Chief Magistrate discharged a British/Russian national from extradition proceedings initiated by the Russian State. In ordering the Requested Person’s (‘RP’s) discharge, the learned Judge provided guidance as to his interpretation of “political opinions”, under the extraneous considerations…

Extradition to Russia refused

TGC Inquest & Inquiries Newsletter – Second Issue, November 2021

Welcome to the second edition of the TGC Inquests and Inquiries newsletter, a twice-yearly publication, containing articles on recent key legal developments in these fields, as well as a selection of recent noteworthy cases in which Members of Chambers have…

News, Publications

Matthew Hedges and Ali Issa Ahmad file criminal complaints in Sweden, Norway, France and Turkey under the applicable universal jurisdiction laws

Rodney Dixon KC acting on behalf of Matthew Hedges and Ali Issa Ahmad, who were arbitrarily detained and tortured in the UAE, has filed criminal complaints in Sweden, Norway, France, and Turkey where it is expected that one of the…


Supreme Court cites Zuckerman on Civil Procedure, 4th Edn. in landmark case on representative actions

On 10 November 2021, the Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated judgment in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50. The decision contains some important conclusions about the scope of the representative action procedure under CPR 19.6, which drew on…


Rhys Davies writes in the Times Newspaper on the use of Magnitsky sanctions

Rhys Davies authors an opinion piece in the Times today concerning the use of sanctions to target high profile individuals responsible for corruption and human rights abuses.


TGC Clinical Negligence Newsletter – Issue 2, November 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of the TGC Clinical Negligence Newsletter. As (some measure of) normality has returned to life, there has been an explosion of reported cases of interest to clinical negligence and personal injury practitioners. We are…

News, Publications

Marcus Grant delivered a lecture to 170 APIL delegates on mild traumatic brain injury

Marcus Grant delivered a lecture to APIL entitled: ‘mTBI litigation in light of the QBD decisions in Long & Stansfield – mTBI is not necessarily ‘mild’ when there are overlapping AV, pain or psychological injuries’. The lecture sought to harness…


Hatice Cengiz gives evidence before an international Tribunal for the murder of journalists in The Hague

The widow of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi has given evidence about his killing to a Tribunal in The Hague set up by the Free Press Unlimited (FPU), Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) to…


Inquests into the deaths of Mr Yves Gloaguen and Mr Pascal Le Floch (concerning the loss of the Bugaled Breizh fishing vessel) find that no submarine was involved in the sinking

The inquests into the deaths of two French fishermen, Mr Gloaguen and Mr Le Floch who died when their Vessel, the Bugaled Breizh sank in January 2004, concluded on 5 November 2021. Harriet Wakeman, led by Jonathan Hough QC, was…


Viegas, Sanches & Others v Cutrale & Others

A copy of the judgment can be found here.





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