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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.

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Olswang hires four-strong Winston & Strawn IP team and promotes corporate head

Olswang has hired a four-strong IP team from US firm Winston & Strawn to join its London office and has promoted senior corporate TMT partner Mark Bertram to head of corporate. Winston & Strawn partner Richard Price has joined Olswang as head of IP arbitration with fellow partner Gareth Morgan. Morgan, who was also a […]

Global Law Summit: business, government and lawyers

 The Global Law Summit – a three-day conference focusing on the future of the legal profession and the rule of law – is well underway at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre. As the constant flow of Tweets direct from the summit show, the sessions are engaging delegates in a debate about how lawyers and […]

Ogier becomes member of Digital Jersey

Ogier has become a member of Digital Jersey, the independent body representing stakeholders in Jersey’s digital community. Following recent changes to Jersey’s e-gaming offering, the island is the newest tier-one jurisdiction to emerge, offering lost cost, high quality e-gaming services. The strength of Jersey’s involvement in the digital sector, particularly in e-gaming, was highlighted at the […]

Law Society

Law Society wins right to appeal against criminal legal aid ruling

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has granted permission for the Law Society to challenge a recent High Court decision over Government reforms to the criminal legal aid regime. In a decision handed down today (27 February) the CoA said the Law Society could appeal the decision of Lord Justice Laws and Mr Justice Cranston, which […]

Hong Kong

Wilberforce and Ten Old Square silks instructed on $10bn Nina Wang appeal

Silks from Wilberforce Chambers and Ten Old Square have been instructed on the final stages of a landmark case in Hong Kong concerning the $10bn (£7bn) estate of the late Nina Wang, once the richest woman in Asia. The long running litigation over Wang’s home-made will, which left her entire estate to a charitable corporation, will […]

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