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Mohamed Fahmy has abandoned his multi-million dollar claim against Al Jazeera Media Network in Canada.
Mr Fahmy, one of three Al Jazeera English journalists who were arrested in December 2013 and tried, convicted and imprisoned in Cairo on false and politically motivated charges, had sought to place the blame for these events on Al Jazeera.
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31 January 2020
At a press conference at Carter-Ruck's London offices yesterday, Pakistan Opposition leader, PML-N Party President and former Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif announced that he has commenced libel proceedings against the publisher of the Mail on Sunday and Mail Online.
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The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, launched at the Peace Palace in the Hague last month, are a significant milestone in the developing relationship between business and human rights. They will impact human rights protection, international dispute resolution and global governance. Corporations, investors and lawyers need to be aware, writes François Holmey of Carter-Ruck.
The winter series of Love Island has begun. For anyone who has managed to escape this madness for the last five series, this is a reality television show where a group of ‘Islanders’ live in isolation in a villa with their every move recorded.
Though polls consistently show a Conservative lead, it would be a brave writer who'd hazard a prediction of the outcome of the UK General Election.
Directors Of Leading Genealogy Firm Secure Substantial Damages In Second Libel Victory Against Rival
Peter Turvey and his son Philip Turvey, directors of leading genealogical research company, Anglia Research, have received £40,000 in damages following their libel success against rival firm Finders International and its Managing Director, Daniel Curran.
Philip Turvey and Peter Turvey are advised by Adam Tudor and Dominic Garner of Carter-Ruck.
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The UK General Election of 2019 has seen many claims and counter-claims of falsehood and distortion but, as Carter-Ruck's Katherine Hooley explains, there are limits to what can be said when campaigning.
While many watchful eyes are fixed on President Trump's Twitter feed during his UK visit to take part in this week's NATO summit, across the pond a court will hear the trial of another public figure who has developed a reputation for dramatic Twitter interventions.
TikTok, an online application where you create and share short videos, has been in the news this week following a widely-criticised decision by the Chinese-owned company to suspend a user's account after she posted about China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population.
This autumn we see changes to the way media law claims are dealt with in the courts in England and Wales.
Where do you draw the line when ads are obviously derivative?
The Times has praised the work of Carter-Ruck's Director of Business Development and Marketing in devising and writing for a new guide to legal public relations, which is being launched by the Public Relations and Communications Association at a reception in Central London on 19 November.
Carter-Ruck has been acknowledged by The Times in its 'Best Law Firms' supplement. The paper highlights our recent success defending responsible public interest journalism at Middle East Eye in successfully defending a substantial libel claim by former Fatah enforcer Mohammed Dahlan.
What are the implications of Brexit for international arbitration? Carter-Ruck solicitor Hashem Hijjawi analyses this in the latest issue of the Young Arbitration Review, with a particular focus on anti-suit injunctions.
The article is available on subscription.