Court of Appeal grants permission to appeal decision to allow UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia

09 May 2018

On 4th May the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) was granted permission to appeal against a High Court judgment which allows the UK Government to continue to export arms to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen. See previous news item here.

The appeal has been expedited to be heard by the Court of Appeal in the Autumn.

Please click here to read the full press release by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), the article by The Guardian can be found here.

Conor McCarthy, was instructed by Leigh Day as junior counsel for the Claimant.

Nikolaus Grubeck, was instructed by Debevoise and Plimpton as junior counsel in the proceedings for a coalition of intervenors (Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Rights Watch UK).