• Why the EU’s block on the UK’s accession to the Lugano Convention harms human rights by Daniel Leader

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  • Supporting the Legal Profession in Afghanistan

  • Post-COVID Reforms to Financial Fair Play by Dr. Ryan Gauthier

  • The future of courts by Peter Nicholson

  • A new ‘special relationship’ or a damage limitation exercise? EU–UK criminal justice cooperation after Brexit by Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas

  • Socio-economic diversity in the legal profession - a discussion with HHJ Brandon

  • Governing law, enforcement of judgments and jurisdiction post Brexit – where are we now? by Anna Pertoldi

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Why the EU’s block on the UK’s accession to the Lugano Convention harms human rights by Daniel Leader

Daniel Leader, Barrister and Partner at Leigh Day, discusses the EU’s position on the UK’s proposed accession to the Lugano Convention, the importance of the convention in holding UK businesses accountable for human rights abuses committed abroad, and the problems with the current applicable jurisdiction rules, in the absence of ...

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