Professor Carl Baudenbacher advised Icelandic government on European law implications of Third EU Energy Package

03 Sep 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The Icelandic Parliament has on 2 September 2019 agreed to the adoption of the adapted Third EU Energy Package. The Icelandic government was advised by Professor Carl Baudenbacher (read here). Baudenbacher also gave oral evidence to the Foreign Committee of the Icelandic Parliament and answered questions on national TV (here). The Third EU Energy Package, […]

Attorney General’s Panel – new appointment for Imogen Proud, elevation to A Panel for Ewan West and successful A Panel retention for Raymond Hill, Andrew Macnab and Peter Mantle

18 Jul 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The members of Monckton Chambers are pleased to announce that in the recent round of Attorney General Panel appointments, Ewan West has been elevated to the A Panel and Imogen Proud has been appointed to the C Panel. In addition Raymond Hill, Andrew Macnab and Peter Mantle have all been successful with renewed A Panel […]

Promotion of LGBT rights could not be a ground for refusing to register associations – Jeremy McBride intervenes on behalf of the EHRAC, ILGA-Europe and ICJ

18 Jul 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Zhdanov and Others v. Russia (application nos. 12200/08, 35949/11 and 58282/12) The European Court of Human Rights has found in Zhdanov and Others v. Russia (application nos. 12200/08, 35949/11 and 58282/12) to register the applicant organisations – and thereby obtain legal-entity status – because they promoted LGBT rights had been in violation of Articles 11 […]

Frank Mitchell to be admitted to the Inner Bar in Ireland

11 Jul 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Monckton tax specialist, Frank Mitchell, has been granted Patents of Precedence entitling him to admission to the Inner Bar in Ireland and the status Senior Counsel (SC). Frank is one of thirteen Irish barristers to be appointed, this month, by the Irish Government on the recommendation of an advisory committee currently consisting of the Chief […]

Conor McCarthy represents Bureau of Investigative Journalism in joined mass surveillance case against the UK government in The Grand Chamber of the ECHR

10 Jul 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

Big Brother Watch and Others v. the United Kingdom The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has heard the case brought by the Bureau of Investigative Journalists (TBIJ) against the government’s use of mass surveillance. The case deals with, among other issues, the rights of journalists to protect their sources and […]

Court of Appeal dismisses Servier’s appeal on binding findings

27 Jun 2019 | by Monckton Chambers

The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Secretary of State for Health and others v Servier Laboratories [2019] EWCA Civ 1096. The Court dismissed Servier’s appeal against Roth J’s decision that findings of fact made by the General Court in its judgment in Servier v Commission Case T-691/14 handed down on 12 […]

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