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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.


The government further strengthens its commitment to industrial and provident societies

The UK government maintains its drive to promote industrial and provident societies (IPSs) and staff mutuals with the publication of a recent consultation on IPS reforms. IPSs were introduced as a legal form by the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965. This created two types of co-operatively owned societies: co-operative societies (businesses owned and run […]

Public sector turn to ABS

In-house public sector lawyers are a pretty innovative bunch. No, it’s true. Earlier this year we reported that the legal teams at neighbouring London authorities Lambeth and Southwark were considering launching an ABS spin-off, something that remains on the pair’s to-do list. For others, there’s no time like the present. Today, we reveal that the […]


Why LG sits at the top of Wragges’ target list

Wragges has been on a hunt for a London merger since 2009 when Lawrence Graham was one of four firms on its hit list, so why now? Wragge & Co has had its eye on Lawrence Graham (LG) since 2009 when it was looking to invest £20m of reserved cash. At the time department heads  […]


Squire Sanders teams up with Indonesian firm in strategic alliance move

Squire Sanders has formed a strategic alliance with seven-partner Indonesian firm Melli Darsa & Co in a bid to tap into one of the world’s fastest growing emerging economies.  The US firm has been considering the move as far back as 2010, when presence in the Pacific Rim, including Indonesia, was discussed during merger talks […]


Moves: 18 November 2013

 UK London Gherson has hired solicitor Thomas Garner to establish an extradition practice in response to increasing demand from clients at risk of extradition. Garner, who has nearly a decade of experience in advising in serious crime and extradition, joins from Lansbury Worthington, where he was a solicitor and higher court advocate. Fasken Martineau has […]

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