Turkey has failed in a final attempt to extradite a dispossessed media proprietor to Ankara to face financial charges allegedly related to the 2016 failed military coup. The High Court in London upheld a ruling that the case against Hamdi Akın İpek, whose newspapers and TV stations have been confiscated by Turkish officials for criticising […]
Genevieve Woods, together with Thomas Roe QC and Lord Carnwath of Notting Hill, addressed the conference today on the topic of R (Miller and Santos) v Secretary of State: Lessons in Constitutionalism.
Rachel Barnes was a guest lecturer at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Boston, the first and oldest graduate school in the United States dedicated to international affairs.
Three Raymond Buildings is delighted to announce the following appointments to the Specialist Advocates’ List for Health & Safety and Environmental law: Saba Naqshbandi – A Guy Ladenburg – A Sarah Le Fevre – A Matthew Butt – A Edmund Gritt – B Stuart Biggs – B Bo-Eun Jung – B Robert Morris – B […]
Stuart Biggs & Gareth Minty of Mishcon de Reya consider criminal law responses to unauthorised copying. Click here to read the article
A West Midlands Police officer has been cleared of three counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and perverting the course of justice following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court. The officer had used PAVA spray on two women who had been arrested and were in the back of his vehicle. He was alleged to […]
Rachel Barnes, Patrick Hill & Genevieve Woods have recently published an article on UK sanctions enforcement, originally published by World ECR (Feb 2019). Click here to read the article in full – UK Sanctions Enforcement Article
Five police officers were cleared of all allegations concerning the death of Sean Rigg in custody over 10 years ago. Allegations relating to Mr Rigg’s mental health issues, restraining and monitoring him, and securing proper medical attention were found not proven – as were allegations against four of the officers of lying to investigators and […]
Rachel Barnes, Patrick Hill and Genevieve Woods have co-authored an article on sanctions in the January 2019 issue of WorldECR. The article considers the approach to sanctions enforcement by the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) and explains why civil penalties are likely to increase in 2019. Click here to read the article from […]
BBC Asian Network’s head of news has been found not guilty over the naming of a sexual abuse victim in a live radio broadcast. Arif Ansari checked and approved a reporter’s script which named the woman, believing it was a pseudonym. After a two-day case Mr Ansari was found not guilty by a district judge […]