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A&O was acting for the Countryside Alliance and Clifford Chance for a number of individuals claiming that their livelihoods were affected by the ban.
This morning (23 June) the Master of the Rolls and Lords Justice Brooke and Burton ruled that the ban does not breach human rights or European law.
The appeal came after a previous failed attempt by the Countryside Alliance to overturn the ban through a challenge to the 1949 Parliament Act, used to drive the legislation through the House of Commons.
A&O instructed Brick Court Chambers’ Richard Gordon QC. Clifford Chance instructed David Anderson QC, also of Brick Court Chambers.
11 King’s Bench Walk’s Philip Sales acted for the Government. The RSPCA, intervening, instructed Matrix Chambers’ Rabinder Singh QC.