Case

Matthew Hedges

Ongoing

Led by Rodney Dixon QC, representing a British academic who was detained and mistreated in the UAE. In the course of his efforts to uncover the truth about what happened to him and seek reparation, Mr Hedges submitted a subject access request to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and subsequent complaint to the Information Commissioner.

A complaint has also been submitted to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman in relation to the consular duties owed to British nationals detained overseas. Further action is being taken on the international level.


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Aidan Ellis

Aidan Ellis
Year of Call: 2005


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