Submission to the International Criminal Court: Environmental Crimes

Annie Fendrich and Megan Millar assisted the World Council of Churches pro bono in preparing a submission to the Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court. The submission emphasised the limitations of the Rome Statute in addressing damage caused by climate change and identified opportunities for future legal development. An article summarising the […]

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Covid 19 Public Inquiry: first hearing on the care sector

On 19 March 2024, the Covid 19 Public Inquiry held its first preliminary hearing in Module 6, which concerns the impact of the pandemic on the adult social care sector. Adam Payter and Megan Millar represent the National Association of Care and Support Workers (NACAS), a Core Participant in Module 6. They are instructed by […]

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Covid 19 Public Inquiry: first hearing on the care sector

On 19 March 2024, the Covid 19 Public Inquiry held its first preliminary hearing in Module 6, which concerns the impact of the pandemic on the adult social care sector. Adam Payter and Megan Millar represent the National Association of Care and Support Workers (NACAS), a Core Participant in Module 6. They are instructed by […]

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A murderer who led a man to his death and livestreamed the killing of a cat months before has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years.

Scarlet Blake, 26, hit Jorge Martin Carreno before pushing him into the River Cherwell in Oxford in July 2021.    The judge said a Netflix show about killing cats “played a part” in Blake’s plan. Blake was found guilty of murder at Oxford Crown Court last Friday. The trial heard the defendant had been on […]

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Judgment in Khan v Secretary of State

The High Court delivers judgment in Khan v Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs [2024] EWHC 361 (Admin). The case involved a challenge to Ms Khan’s designation under the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and issues arising out of the imposition of sanctions upon persons who are “associated with” designated persons.  […]

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Duncan Atkinson KC appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge.

Chambers is delighted to announce that, further to a recommendation made by the Judicial Appointments Commission and the approval of The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, our Head of Chambers, Duncan Atkinson KC, has been appointed to sit as a Deputy Judge of the High Court in accordance with Section 9(4) of the […]

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Alistair Richardson to be appointed Junior Treasury Counsel

Chambers would like to congratulate Alistair Richardson on his appointment by the Attorney General as Junior Treasury Counsel at the Central Criminal Court. We are delighted to announce that as of the 1st April 2024 Alistair Richardson will be Junior Treasury Counsel. […]

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Gary Glitter parole refused

In February 2023, Paul Gadd (better known as Gary Glitter) was automatically released on licence at the halfway point of his sentence for serious sexual offences against children. In March 2023, he was recalled to prison following allegations that he had sought to access the ‘Dark Web’ and had viewed inappropriate material online. On 7 […]

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