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Zimbabwe Commission of Inquiry into the Post-Election Violence

14th November 2018

The Zimbabwe Commission of Inquiry into the post-election violence of 1 August 2018 continues its hearings this week in Harare. The Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces as well as the Chief of Police and the Head of the Electoral Commission are being heard before the Commission.

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Safety of Automated Vehicles: Law Commission paper published today

8th November 2018

The Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission today publish their joint preliminary consultation paper on the options for the regulation of automated vehicles (also known as autonomous vehicles).  The paper examines options for the regulation of the safety of vehicles which can travel without a driver for at least part of their journey.  This paper is part of a 3-year consultation by the Law Commission.

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Chambers 41 individual rankings across 12 practice areas

8th November 2018

Chambers is ranked in 5 practice areas in Chambers & Partners 2019 – 33 individual barristers are ranked:

Keith Morton QC

Health & Safety

Band 1 – ‘Has extensive experience within this field of law, exclusively acting on behalf of defendants in the most complex of health and safety cases including corporate manslaughter cases. He is also adept at undertaking inquest work and public inquiries.
“A barrister who is authoritative with clients. He has good vision, a good eye for detail and experience of handling big cases.”
Recent work: Represented South West Highways in relation to a case where four employees of the defendant were injured, one fatally, while doing roadworks on a dual carriageway.’

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Religion in the Workplace

7th November 2018

On 5 November 2018, Tariq Sadiq spoke with Lady Justice Simler on the topic of Religion in the Workplace at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP in London. The lecture was chaired by Sir Michael Burton, the former President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Topics included the cases on philosophical belief, issues surrounding manifesting religious belief in the workplace and the ECHR cases in Eweida/Ladele and Lee v Ashers Bakery Ltd the so called Gay Cake case.

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