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Time to go home: BP v Surrey County Council and RP

This case is of importance not only because it was likely to arise in other cases in the UK context of the coronavirus, but because Article 15 considerations arise in cases of grave importance, such as national security cases.

Cyprus: Predictability of criminal liability in relation to restrictions of movements due to Covid-9

The prohibition of unnecessary movements was implemented from the 24th of March, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulatory Administrative Act 117/2020. Subsequently, with the coming into force of the Regulatory Administrative Act 152/2020, from 13 April until 4 May, at 5:59 a.m., citizens without permission to commute due to work were only permitted one movement by exception, after following the SMS process, or the handwritten completion of Form B for persons above 65 years of age.

Digital media and the right to be forgotten

The “right to be forgotten”, which has become a trending right in the internet and digital media where even legal distribution and accure content of the information about individuals constitutes a violation of human rights, is of great importance especially for the dignity of these individuals, for independent development of their personalities and full authority over his/her personal data.


Lester Aldridge – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £13.5m Revenue per partner: £355,300 Revenue per lawyer: £170,900 Total number of partners: 38 Total number of fee-earners: 140 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 79 Total number of support staff: 178 Offices: Bournemouth, Bournemouth Airport, Milton Keynes, Southampton Equity structure: Modified lockstep Core business: Full service Clients: BNP Paribas, British […]

Ius laboris forms joint venture with EEF

International employment law alliance ius laboris is joining forces with manufacturers’ organisation EEF to provide overseas labour law advice. EEF’s members come from the manufacturing, engineering and technology sectors. It provides business services, including employment law and HR advice, for member companies. The organisation has an 85-strong team of lawyers and employment relations experts to […]

SLG suffers in-fighting over training

Solicitors in Local Government (SLG), the professional body representing the 4,000 local government lawyers in England and Wales, has become embroiled in a spat over the future of its training unit. Protracted negotiations over the future of the unit broke down last year when its manager Peter Godper broke away from SLG to launch his […]

Triple loss at Weightmans prompts strategy shift

Weightmans is redirecting its corporate and commercial strategy as three department heads leave the Manchester office. Head of corporate Jonathan Shorrock, head of corporate recovery Glyn Willmott and head of planning and environment John Holmes will all quit in March in what is understood to be separate career moves. Managing partner Patrick Gaul said the […]

Knight & Sons – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £6.2m Revenue per partner: £364,700 Revenue per lawyer: £163,200 Total number of partners: 17 Total number of fee-earners: 65 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 38 Total number of support staff: 67 Office: Newcastle-under-Lyme Equity structure: Merit Core business: Commercial, commercial litigation, commercial property, corporate, tax, trust and private client Clients: […]

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