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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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Revealed: the top 20 cases of 2016

2016 looks like being a good year for litigation boutiques after they picked up many major British industry mandates. Meanwhile, the High Court prepares for some of its highest-value cases in a decade


Kennedys hires US-qualified lawyers in Miami

Kennedys will be able to practice US law for the first time after making two hires to its Miami office. The firm has hired Gray Robinson partner Neil Bayer and Zurich head of technical claim excellence Dan Sanders. Kennedys’ Miami hub has until now focused on supporting Latin American, Caribbean and London market insurers and reinsurers. The […]

Pinsent Masons

Top-level changes at Pinsents’ Vario as Bond exits

Pinsent Masons has overhauled the senior management of its flexible resource service, appointing former TMP Worldwide director of business development Matthew Kay as the new head of Vario. Kay replaces Pinsents partner Alison Bond, who along with Katherine Thomas, was the co-founder of the contract lawyer service. Both Bond and Thomas have left the firm. […]

CMS becomes first international firm to open in Iran

CMS has become the first international firm to open an office in Iran, two weeks after sanctions against the country were lifted by the US. Partners from the firm’s German arm, CMS Hasche Sigle, will lead the Tehran office, which now has the right to provide legal advice across the country. The office will be […]

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