Can human rights treaties require a “bright line” approach? The Supreme Court speaks in R(AB) v Secretary of State for Justice

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Can human rights treaties require a “bright line” approach? The Supreme Court speaks in R(AB) v Secretary of State for Justice


The Supreme Court has, today, handed down judgment in R(AB) v Secretary of State for Justice [2021] UKSC 28. In AB the Appellant sought to argue that the solitary confinement… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Katherine Apps Date

Joe-han Ho successful in resisting a stay application in a US$1.22 billion banking dispute


Andrew Baker J has dismissed the GVK defendants’ attempt to stay a US$1.22 billion banking dispute until March 2022. The learned judge held that the grounds for the application did… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Joe-han Ho Date

Loretta Malintoppi appointed to the Council of the Milan Arbitration Chamber (CAM)


We are delighted to announce that Loretta Malintoppi has been appointed to the Council of the Milan Arbitration Chamber (CAM) for the next two years. The new members of the… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Loretta Malintoppi (Rome) Date

New Update of ‘At home, around the World’


Episode 21 – In this French language episode of “At Home Around the World”, Loretta Malintoppi talks with a former president of the International Court of Justice, President Gilbert Guillaume,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Loretta Malintoppi (Rome) Date

New update of ‘At home, around the World’


In Episode 14, Niraj Modha and Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch discuss Joyce’s life in Kenya, her career as a judge and mediator, and working patterns in the ‘new normal’. Niraj… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Niraj Modha Date

The ICJ rejects appeals with regard to the jurisdiction of the ICAO Council


In two judgments delivered on 14 July 2020, the International Court of Justice (the “Court”) unanimously rejected the appeals brought by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Loretta Malintoppi (Rome) Date

New update of ‘At home, around the World’


Episode 13 sees Mark McMahon and Hannah McCarthy discuss the day-to-day reality of working from home in London after three months of quarantine, and how they see this affecting their… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Hannah McCarthy Date

New update of ‘At home, around the World’


Episode 11 sees Dr. Ashwani Kumar and Camilla ter Haar reflect on the ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting on our world and what a newly emerging world… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Marion Smith QC, Camilla ter Haar Date

Contemporary Issues in Transatlantic Relations


Timothy Lyons QC will be speaking at City Law School on Contemporary Issues in Transatlantic Relations. The webinar will cover a range of topical issues, with Timothy Lyons QC exploring… Read more »

CategoryWebinars Archive Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Advocaat/Avocat, Brussels Bar Date

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