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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.


A&O and CMS advise on Metronet administration

Five UK firms have scooped key roles on the Metronet administration, which was launched earlier today. Five UK firms have scooped key roles on the Metronet administration, which was launched earlier today. Allen & Overy (A&O) has a scooped a key role on the administration, advising accounting firm Ernst & Young as the administrators. The […]

DMH turnover rises by 5 per cent ahead of KSB merger

DMH Stallard posted turnover of £22.25m for the year 2006/07, a 5 per cent increase from last year’s £21.2m. DMH Stallard posted turnover of £22.25m for the year 2006-07, a 5 per cent increase from last year’s £21.2m. The South East firm’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) also inched up by just less than […]

CC makes CEE pledge with committee role

Clifford Chance has underlined its commitment to Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by making space on its management committee for a representative of the region. Michael Cuthbert, managing partner for the CEE region and the firm’s Moscow office, has been voted onto the committee for a two-year period. His term begins immediately. Previously the firm’s […]

DWF promotions build North West strength

North West firm DWF has made up six partners across its Manchester and Liverpool offices. The Manchester office has made up Emma Gaudern, who will head the private client department, employment specialist Kate Meadowcroft, who joined the firm when DWF merged with Ricksons in January, corporate lawyer Jonathan Close and real estate finance lawyer Stephen […]

Olswang strengthens Reading real estate team

Olswang has bolstered its Reading real estate group with four new lawyers, two of whom are returning to the firm. Carol Griffin rejoins the firm as head of the Reading real estate team from the local office of Osborne Clarke, accompanied by fellow Osborne Clarke defector Kate Jorgenson, who returns as an associate. Griffin takes […]

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