Human Rights News
The Government has admitted that the security services’ procedures for handling legally-privileged communications do not meet the requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
Doughty Street Chambers has been forced to upgrade its website hosting arrangements to cope with a surge in traffic following the nuptials of member Amal Alamuddin and Hollywood star George Clooney.
Doughty Street has restructured its clerking team to focus on practice areas and beefed up its criminal team, adding 2 Hare Court’s Maurice MacSweeney as a new business development director.
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.
More power to gender diversity initiatives, as Linklaters gets on board
The perceived clash of rights does not really stand up, as the law cannot protect subjective content
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.
Hundreds of lawyers gathered outside the Houses of Parliament on 22 May to protest against the government’s legal aid cuts.
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.
Human Rights Briefings
Clarkson ‘fracas’ gives rise to some common disciplinary questions download subscription
It’s unlikely that anyone has managed to avoid hearing about the ‘fracas’ which took place between Jeremy Clarkson and a BBC producer. Employers across the UK are regularly faced with similar unexpected incidents.
How transparent is your supply chain? Effect of the Modern Slavery Bill download subscription
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co looks at the transparency measure in the Modern Slavery Bill, the effect this may have on businesses and how businesses can prepare themselves.
Does race discrimination include caste discrimination? download subscription
A recent case considered whether to strike out a caste discrimination claim on the basis that caste is not expressly stated in the Equality Act 2010.