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21st Feb 2022News

Privacy for suspects under investigation – Bloomberg LP v ZXC

Introduction: Last Wednesday, 16 February 2022, the Supreme Court ruled against Bloomberg LP in a landmark privacy case holding that, as a legitimate starting point, a person under a criminal investigation has a reasonable expectation of privacy in respect of information relating to that investigation. Facts: This was a long running claim, which arose as […]

15th Feb 2022News

Nikita McNeill instructed in Review into the SFO’s conduct of the Unaoil case

In December 2021 the Court of Appeal in R v Akle & Anor [2021] EWCA Crim 1879 quashed the conviction of Ziad Akle for conspiracy to bribe an Iraqi oil official. The Court of Appeal found that there had been disclosure failings in the case, in particular in relation to contact between SFO employees, including the Director […]

10th Feb 2022News

Marios Lambis Successfully Defends General Practitioner

Marios Lambis successfully defended a General Practitioner facing over 97 possible findings of fact. The GP in question faced allegations of dishonesty, bullying, the deleting of patient records, leaving the practice without doctor cover and improperly closing patient/practice lists. The General Medical Council alleged there were serious issues pertaining to mismanagement of his practice generally, […]