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MR TORZI PRESS RELEASE

Mr Torzi is disappointed with District Judge Snow’s Italian extradition ruling handed down today and he is seeking permission to appeal. He was surprised at the District Judge’s decision not to consider the ruling of His Honour Judge Baumgartner as relevant to the matters before him, even though that ruling refers in detail to the multiple material misrepresentations made by the Vatican upon which the alleged Italian offence of self-laundering is based.

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PRESS RELEASE – MS SOOPHIA KHAN

Janes Solicitors act for Ms Soophia Khan in respect of the allegation of Contempt brought by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Parliamentary Privilege and the Owen Paterson Affair

The elephant in the room concerning the Owen Paterson tribulations, which appears to have been barely mentioned, is surely the thorny issue of Parliamentary Privilege.

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Supreme Court clarifies that the English Courts can have jurisdiction over wrongdoing abroad

The Supreme Court has handed down Judgment in Brownlie v FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC [2021] UKSC 45 bringing to an end an issue that has been before the Courts in one way or another for the last 8 years – can Lady Brownlie, the widow of the eminent international lawyer, the late Sir Ian Brownlie QC, bring a claim for damages in England against a hotel in Egypt which she claims was (vicariously) responsible for his death in a road traffic accident in January 2010?

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PRESS RELEASE

In an important and significant judgment, His Honour Judge Baumgartner - sitting at Southwark Crown Court, has ruled that a Restraint Order obtained by the DPP on behalf of the Vatican City State against Gian Luigi Torzi be discharged and awarded him costs.

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