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Rhys Davies hosts European Legal Debate in Brussels

Rhys Davies hosted a seminar on UAE Autocracy and Transnational Repression On 28 May 2024 in Brussels: the “2nd European Legal Debate – International Law in the Face of Autocracy: Examining the Role of the UAE.” The half-day seminar, at…

28/05/2024
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Rhys Davies hosts European Legal Debate in Brussels

Rhys Davies co-authors report – Vodafone & The UAE: Evaluating the National Security Implications of the UAE’s Stake in Vodafone

Rhys Davies co-authors a report “Evaluating the National Security Implications of the UAE’s Stake in Vodafone”, published 13 May 2024. Click here to view the report.Rhys Davies, alongside Rt Hon Sir Robert Buckland KC MP and Ben Keith have published a report examining the national security implications of the…

15/05/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC provides Legal Opinion on human rights violations in prominent trial at the Vatican City State

As reported by the Associated Press, Rodney Dixon KC was instructed to give an Opinion on the compatibility with international human rights law of the first-instance criminal proceedings against Mr Raffaele Mincione in the Tribunal of the Vatican City State….

05/04/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC and Russell Hopkins in success for the President of Mozambique

The Court of Appeal (the Chancellor of the High Court, Underhill and Phillips LJJ) today handed down a unanimous judgment upholding the decision of Mr Justice Robin Knowles CBE that His Excellency President Nyusi, the sitting President of Mozambique, has…

29/02/2024
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Rodney Dixon KC and Russell Hopkins have appeared in the Court of Appeal on behalf of the President of Mozambique, President Nyusi.

The appeal is one of The Lawyer’s Top 10 appeals of 2024. The Privinvest group of companies had sought to join President Nyusi as a Part 20 defendant in the so-called Tuna Bonds litigation currently before the Commercial Court. In…

09/02/2024
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Rhys Davies is interviewed by Sky News on COP28 and human rights

Rhys Davies appeared on Sky News last week following the launch of a report “the Real Cost of Doing Business in the UAE”. Rhys was interviewed by Jayne Secker following the launch of a report authored by Baroness Helena Kennedy…

12/12/2023
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International Court of Justice (ICJ) rules on application for provisional measures

The ICJ has ruled on the application made by Armenia for provisional measures to be ordered in the proceedings concerning Armenia and Azerbaijan, in respect of recent events in the Garabagh region of Azerbaijan. The Government of Azerbaijan had provided…

29/11/2023
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Rodney Dixon KC and Kathryn Howarth file an Article 15 Communication with the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in relation to alleged Crimes against humanity in Tunisia

Rodney Dixon KC and Kathryn Howarth have filed an Article 15 Communication at the International Criminal Court, requesting that the Prosecutor open an investigation into alleged Crimes against humanity in Tunisia. Since what has been described as a “coup” by…

10/10/2023
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Rhys Davies speaks at Harvard Law School’s HLS Advocates organisation

Rhys Davies was invited to address Harvard Law School’s HLS Advocates for Human Rights, a student practice organisation dedicated to human rights work and advocacy. The organization gives students who are interested in human rights an opportunity to participate in…

25/09/2023
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Applicants to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights obtain provisional measures to protect detainees in Tunisia

The applicants in Ghannouchi and Others v Republic of Tunisia obtained an order from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights on 28 August 2023 that puts into place provisional measures to protect leading Tunisian opposition politicians who are…

13/09/2023
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