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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.


Katherine Moir, Clifford Chance

Moir, Katherine – Clifford Chance

Only half way into her second year as a partner at Clifford Chance, corporate and M&A partner Katherine Moir has already proven her technical prowess in a good number of complex transactions, particularly in relation to listed plcs. Deal highlights One of her deal highlights in 2017 was the £550m sale of UK-based mobile graphics […]

May Smith, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Smith, May – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Made up to partnership in 2017, tax partner and Freshfields lifer May Smith has already been identified as one of the firm’s brightest new stars. This is particularly notable as Smith works in an area of specialism that is traditionally below the radar. Key deals Having amassed a number of banking and private equity clients, […]

Bankim Thanki QC, Fountain Court

Thanki QC, Bankim – Fountain Court Chambers

If there’s a big case going on, the chances are Bankim Thanki QC is on it. Thanki has acted for some of the highest-profile commercial clients at the Bar including Barclays, BP, Deloitte, RBS and Rolls-Royce during his career that spans nearly 30 years. Thanki acted for the Bank of England in the Three Rivers […]

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