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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.



Gide continues hiring spree with Dentons duo

French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel has added a pair of restructuring partners from Dentons to its Paris restructuring practice, in a continuation of a several months-long hiring spree. Dentons partners Gabriel Sonier and Caroline Texier are the latest in a string of partners to join the firm. In October, Gide announced it was hiring a […]

Law for non-lawyers

On Thursday The Lawyer’s student publication Lawyer 2B is holding an unmissable event at the University of Law in London, targeted at non-law students who are considering the conversion course. You can sign up at – and read around the topic in the meantime. Sign up for the event Careers: Transformers In defence of […]

Tom Leech

Moves: 20 January 2014

Move of the week Maitland Chambers’ silk Tom Leech QC has quit the bar to join Herbert Smith Freehills’ advocacy unit. He joins as the fourth partner in the department. Leech specialises in professional negligence and commercial, company and property litigation. Leech was called to the bar in 1988 and took silk in 2010.   […]


LLP results: arrears window

Mixed bag as many firms get back in the black, while one’s debt rises by 10,493% It’s LLP accounts filing season – most firms have until the end of this month to get their accounts audited and filed at Companies House. But even with a relatively small sample of accounts, some interesting trends are emerging. […]

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