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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.



Berwin Leighton Paisner prioritises corporate in promotions round

Berwin Leighton Paisner has taken eight associates into the partnership across its London, Moscow and Hong Kong offices. It is the smallest promotions round since 2010 when eight were promoted, compared with nine in 2013, 11 in 2012, and 13 in 2011. The bulk of the promotions were in the London corporate team, which took […]

Natalie Stanton

DLA Piper and DWF building bridges

Isn’t it great when a plan comes together? After almost a decade of hard work, a raft of firms has finally managed to reach financial close on the Mersey Gateway Project – solidifying plans for a shiny new toll bridge linking Runcorn and Widnes. DLA Piper, Ashurst, DWF and Freshfields were among the firms to […]

No5 Chambers’ Jones set to act as arbitrator in pre-moot competition

The University of Belgrade Faculty of Law will host the sixth Belgrade open pre-moot competition on 5–6 April 2014, in which No5 member Tim Jones will be acting as arbitrator. Since 2008, the pre-moot has been organised in co-operation with the GIZ Open Regional Fund, the Foreign-Trade Arbitration Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman hires four new attorneys to its BVI office

Conyers Dill & Pearman’s British Virgin Islands (BVI) office has recently added four attorneys. Joining the corporate group are James Baillieu and Oliver Richardson, with Adam Hinks and Murray Laing starting in the litigation and restructuring team. Baillieu joins Conyers from Covington & Burling in London and brings with him 10 years of experience advising on mergers […]


Austria: Hypo-activity

The sale of the ‘good’ assets of crisis-torn Hypo bank is a welcome stimulant for local firms, but the lack of young blood in the profession is a persistent problem The Hypo Group Alpe-Adria bank in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia will mean next to nothing to all but those with the most detailed […]

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