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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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Walker Morris announces winners of Children’s Charity Calendar Competition

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DLA Piper announces fourth class of Krantz Fellows

DLA Piper has announced its fourth class of Krantz Fellows. This competitive fellowship hires two first-year associates each year who spend their first year dedicated to doing pro-bono work. The DLA Piper/Krantz Fellowship Program is a tribute to Sheldon Krantz, a former director of New Perimeter, DLA Piper’s non-profit affiliate dedicated exclusively to global pro-bono work. […]

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39 Essex Street expands Singapore presence with 20 Essex Street barrister

39 Essex Street has expanded its presence in Singapore with 20 Essex Street member Ben Olbourne.  The barrister is the second permanent member to be stationed in the jurisdiction since the set launched the international base in 2012 at the same time as One Essex Court. Currently Rashda Rana is the set’s only member based in […]

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