Doughty Street public law exits mount post-Jackson as Paul Bowen QC moves to Brick Court

19-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Doughty Street has lost another public law silk with the exit of Paul Bowen QC to Brick Court, just months after a five-barrister team left Doughty Street for Monckton Chambers.


Gender targets are trendy, but they are also essential

9-Jun-2014 | By Katy Dowell

More power to gender diversity initiatives, as Linklaters gets on board

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Religion vs sex: sex wins again


The perceived clash of rights does not really stand up, as the law cannot protect subjective content

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Troops protected by Human Rights Act wherever they are, rules Supreme Court

19-Jun-2013 | By Katy Dowell

Soldiers serving in the British armed forces will be protected by the Human Rights Act (HRA) wherever they are based, the Supreme Court ruled this morning.


#saveUKjustice: The story since 9 April video

28-May-2013 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Hundreds of lawyers gathered outside the Houses of Parliament on 22 May to protest against the government’s legal aid cuts.


Magnitsky hearing postponed as mother urges Russian lawyers to boycott trial

29-Jan-2013 | By Ruth Green

The preliminary hearing of the posthumous trial of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky has been postponed after his family and their lawyers refused to take part in the trial.


Victory for Dingemans and Aughton Ainsworth in ECHR religion case

15-Jan-2013 | By Joanne Harris

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has delivered a mixed verdict in four landmark religious liberty cases this morning, finding that British Airways (BA) discriminated against a cross-wearing employee but dismissing the other three appeals.

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Human rights barristers await European ruling in joined religious liberty cases

14-Jan-2013 | By Sam Chadderton

Top human rights barristers are awaiting a significant judgment on four landmark religious liberty cases this week.

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Clifford Chance's fight for Chagos Islanders fails in ECHR

3-Jan-2013 | By Joanne Harris

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that claims against the UK Government by Chagos Islanders are inadmissible, seven years after the case was filed.

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Technological advances can assist police…but shouldn’t be a replacement download subscription

Neil Hudgell Solicitors 16-Sep-2014

Although advances in technology should be utilised to their maximum potential, wherever possible, it cannot be relied upon alone, says Andrew Petherbridge.

The rise of article 8 ECHR defences to possession claims — introductory tenancies weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Sep-2014

Southend-On-Sea Borough Council v Armour is a tenancy repossession case in which the tenant invoked a successful article 8 defence.

Compulsory equal-pay audits — giving equal-pay law more bite weblink subscription

Walker Morris 15-Sep-2014

The draft Equality Act 2010 (Equal Pay Audits) Regulations 2014 are due to come into force on 1 October 2014.

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