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Louis Browne QC makes closing submissions on Phase One of Grenfell Tower Inquiry

13th December 2018

Louis Browne QC has made his closing submissions on Phase One of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on behalf of the Fire Officers Association and Fire Commander, Richard Welch.

Stating that all firefighters who entered the Tower acted with bravery and with the sole aim of saving the lives of those who were trapped in it, Louis Browne QC again expressed their sincere sympathy to the bereaved, survivors and residents.

Mr Browne QC said that none of the firefighters (including those in command positions) had any knowledge that Grenfell Tower was clad in such highly combustible rainscreen cladding.

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TGC Costs Newsletter

10th December 2018

Please see link below to the latest update from the TGC Costs Team.

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Rhys Davies appears on Al Jazeera to discuss the latest developments in the Khashoggi affair

10th December 2018

In light of the refusal by Saudi Arabia to accede to a Turkish request for the extradition of key suspects in the Khashoggi killing, Rhys Davies was interviewed on Al Jazeera television and asked to comment on legal and political remedies. Rhys spoke on the next steps available to Jamal Khashoggi’s family, and the international community at large.

Benjamin Seifert appears in the Supreme Court

6th December 2018

Benjamin Seifert is appearing in the Supreme Court in Konecny v District Court in Brno Venkov, Czech Republic UKSC 2017/0200. It is an important extradition case which will determine whether or not an individual who is convicted of a criminal offence but is not a fugitive, or deliberately absent from his trial can properly be described as “accused” for the purposes of the Extradition Act 2003 in full consideration of the provisions of Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 (2002/584/JHA).