Turkey fails in attempt to extradite media boss from UK

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 […]


21st Commonwealth Law Conference in Zambia

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.


US, EU and UK Sanctions

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.


Regulatory List Appointments

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 […]


Police Officer Acquitted of ABH and perverting the course of justice.

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 […]


OFSI gears up to use its civil enforcement powers

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


Officers cleared of misconduct over death of Sean Rigg in custody

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 […]